Akha Style Spindle

SCS-AKH-001

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This spindle style has traditionally been used to by the Akha people to spin fine fiber such as cotton and silk.  Today, the Akha reside in mountainous regions of China, Loas, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand.

Additional information on traditional Akha spinning and weaving can be found here.

Specifications:

  • Weight: 0.0 oz. (17g)
  • Length: 11"
  • Whorl Diameter: ~2.5"

Handcrafted in the USA from Curly Maple and Black Walnut finished with beeswax.

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$60.00
Description

This spindle style has traditionally been used to by the Akha people to spin fine fiber such as cotton and silk.  Today, the Akha reside in mountainous regions of China, Loas, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand.

Additional information on traditional Akha spinning and weaving can be found here.

Specifications:

  • Weight: 0.0 oz. (17g)
  • Length: 11"
  • Whorl Diameter: ~2.5"

Handcrafted in the USA from Curly Maple and Black Walnut finished with beeswax.

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