MINI Drop Spindle No.217 - 0.8oz (25g) - Choose Shaft/Crystal Color & Length - Free Shipping (US)


MINI Acrylic and Alloy Whorl Drop Spindle No.216
Price includes free-shipping (US only)

2) CHOOSE FROM 2 SHAFT LENGTHS from drop down menu: MINI 6.75" Long, or STANDARD 8" Long
3) CHOOSE FROM Top Whorl (as shown/default) or Bottom Whorl - PLEASE LEAVE NOTE UPON CHECK OUT FOR THIS OPTION

- WEIGHT: 1.1oz (33g), WHORL: 1.85” (47MM) Diameter, SHAFT: .104" (2.6mm) diameter x 6.75 (17.1) to 8" (21.3cm) long

This design incorporates a TWO silver plated floral filigree pendants that I've treated treated to add a rainbow gun metal gray patina - making each one unique. The pendants are laminated (top and bottom side) to a slightly smaller (1.75"/45mm) acrylic disc to complete the whorl - then they, and matching top and bottom side filigree bead caps with a gold plated multi-crystal spacer inside, another another crystal spacer and silver plated findings are on all mounted onto a signature John Galen high-carbon steel shaft with a heat forged hook and painted in an industrial quality 2-part (color/gloss) powder coat paint. The additional bead caps and findings have been treated with the same gun-metal gray patina as the pendant and all components are assembled with an industrial quality 2-part epoxy resin for long life

This is an amazing and versatile light-to-medium weight spinner that has a fast spin and plenty of rim weight to handle short and longer staple 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

Reviews (3)


As always this was amazing

Pictures do not do these spindles justice !!!

Perfect, absolutely perfect! Thank you.

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