Drop Spindle No.222 - 1.1oz (32g) - Choose From 10 Shaft Colors - Free Shipping (US)


Acrylic and Alloy Whorl Drop Spindle No.222
Turquoise, Silver Plated Filigree Pendant... Price includes free-shipping (US only)

2) CHOOSE FROM Top Whorl (as shown) or Bottom Whorl - from drop down menu

- WEIGHT/DIMENSIONS: Weight: 1.1oz (33g), Whorl: Acrylic/Alloy .5” x 1.73” (13mm x 44mm), Smaller (of the two that I make) Shaft Diameter: .106" (2.7mm)

This design incorporates a lovely 1.2" (30mm) turquoise (howlite) donut/disc, a silver plated floral filigree pendant, and a 1/8" (3.2mm) acrylic disc for a whorl. The pendant is laminated to the acrylic and mounted to the steel shaft and finished off with a large silver plated cap on the bottom side and several silver plated and tone caps and jewelry findings around the signature John Galen high-carbon steel shaft with a heat forged hook - which has an industrial quality 2-part (color/gloss) powder coat paint applied. All components are assembled with an industrial quality 2-part epoxy resin for long life

This is an amazing and versatile medium weight drop spindle that has a fast spin and plenty of rim weight to handle a wide range of fibers.

- FREE SHIPPING - US ONLY: Applies to All US States and Select US Territories and ships via USPS 1st Class Mail. Upgraded/expedited shipping options available at check-out.
- In-stock orders typically ship in 1 to 2 business day. Out-of-stock/custom orders typically ship within 10 business days. Please allow 2 to 5 days for transit time (ships from Tucson, AZ).

- INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING AVAILABLE: I ship to 38 countries and rates are available on this page (top right).

- Hand crafted in Tucson, AZ, by John Galen Gudenkauf (owner/artist) with US and Global Materials.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

2-5 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 2 - 5 business days
  • Europe : 8 - 12 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 8 - 12 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Frequently Asked Questions

Custom and personalized orders

Yes. I gladly accept custom orders, although they are limited when it comes to altering dimensions. TAHKLI/SUPPORT SPINDLES: customers can choose (in most cases) from the shaft colors, beads, and whorl color/wood species of items already listed.

Wholesale availability

Yes. I do offer wholesale sales to qualifying re-sellers. Contact me and we can discuss terms

Orders by Mail/Checks Accepted

I gladly accept orders by mail and do accept checks. When ordering, please phone or email John Galen to check availability and to reserve the item(s) you wish to order. When I receive the order/check in the mail, I will send out the package within 24 hours.
CONTACT: John Galen at 520-490-4962
EMAIL: johng@johngalen.com

Reviews (5)


Absolutely stunning spindle and packed with care. I’m already spinning some Wensleydale wool on this beauty. Can’t wait to spin more!

The quality and detailing as well the the way it spins is fantastic. I made a wise choice as always. Thank you

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