This listing is for a scottish style drop spindle - dealgan!
Handmade from local hardwood - curly / karelian birch (Betula pendula var. carelica) it's built to last for many years of spinning. Curly birch is a very rare variety of birch with marvelous wood texture. Grown only in some northern regions of Europe it's very rare and hard to find. Every tree has its own pattern that is hidden in the grain of the wood.
You can see the beauty of this piece in the pictures, the color is carefully brightened with natural finish made of extra virgin olive oil and beeswax.
This spindle has a medium weight and build with length of 18 cm (7,1 inches) and weight of 30 g (1,1 oz).
If you like the style of this spindle, but would prefer to have it in different length / weight / wood, let us know! We enjoy making custom items!
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us!