Tibetan Style Support Spindle No.613 - Heavier Weight-Larger Shaft, Chinese Dragon and Phoenix, 9 Shaft Colors - FREE SHIPPING


- Heavier Weight - Larger Diameter .134" dia. Shaft with 1.5" Antique Brass Finished (Chinese Dragon and Phoenix) Alloy Whorl, a Multi-Crystal Bead Spacer, Clear Faceted Crystal Bead, and Gold Tone/Plated Findings

- Choose from 9 SHAFT COLORS

- WEIGHT/DIMENSIONS: 1.7 oz. (49g), 1.5”dia. x 8.5"L (3.4cm x 21.6cm)
with Large Size Shaft: .136" (3.5mm) diameter

This spindle uses a gold color Chinese Dragons and Phoenix Collector Coin, which I turned and polished to a relief (expose the shiny metal on top) - then I've applied 2 thick coats of epoxy resin to each side for a long life finish. The bottom has a gold plated multi-crystal spacer bead, a 15mm faceted clear crystal bead and a gold plated bead/findings at the tip. The shaft is made from a high-carbon spring steel and is colored with a 2-coat-process high temperature powder-coat paint. All components are assembled with high strength 2-part industrial epoxy. The outer rim/edge of the coin whorl has been milled and polished to a shine after assembly to add a classy finished look to the whorl and to make the whorl true and balanced.

NO-HOOK OPTION: Choose at drop down when ordering - removes 1/2" of total length

- SPECIAL REQUESTS WELCOME - leave note or send me a message.

- FREE SHIPPING - US ONLY: Applies to All US States and Select US Territories Only: In-stock orders typically ship in 1 business day. Out-of-stock/custom orders typically ship within 10 business days. Ships via USPS-FIRST CLASS MAIL. Please allow 2 to 5 days for transit time (ships from Tucson, AZ).

INTERNATIONAL & UPGRADED SHIPPING AVAILABLE: Customer pays 100% of shipping charges for these options.

All John Galen spindles are designed and hand-crafted by John Galen Gudenkauf (owner/artist) in Tucson, AZ. Made in USA from 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

Love the beauty of the design. Fast delivery.

I'm just learning supported spindling and this spindle from John Galen is the first one that I've been able to make successful yarn with. it's very well made and just beautiful! So of course I had to order another one......

Terrific spindle and an amazing seller! Highly recommend this shop! A++++++

Wow - this is gorgeous! Can’t wait to try it out, thanks again!

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