Circa: 1900 or earlier
Size: almost 10″ (25 cm) long – Silver top is over 1 ½” (4 cm) in diameter and 1″ (3 cm) tall
TURKMEN YOMUD tribal Silver handmade antique drop spindle. Yomud is one of the largest Turkmen groups. They are everywhere from Afghanistan to Northeast of Iran. They are master silversmiths. Silver top divided into 8 equal sections with decorated lines. It has been used as its patina shows it all. Painted wooden rod must have been replaced on the way. It also has nice patina.