Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word spindle whorl.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
slumry commented on the word spindle whorl
An example and definition here: http://www.civilization.ca/tresors/treasure/228eng.html
July 24, 2007
reesetee commented on the word spindle whorl
Beautiful! Love this kind of thing. :-)
I am glad you like this one--I was quite enchanted after seeing some related contemporary art at the University of Washington's Natural History Museum. I was fascinated to read about spindle whorls in early cultures also.
avivamagnolia commented on the word spindle whorl
1. Giant Coast Salish Spindle Whorl at Vancouver Airport
2. Aztec Spindle Whorl Design Dark T-Shirt|CafePress.com
3. Medieval North European Spindle Whorls
4. Joy of Handspinning | Types of Drop Spindles
5. Spindle Whorls From Excavation of Roman Levels in Minchin Hole
6. Cedar Spindle Whorl | DeMenil Collection, Houston(High-Res View)
October 28, 2007
Wordnik is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN #47-2198092.