Circa: 1900 or earlier
Size: 2″ tall body – 2 ½” wide – 13 ½” stick and 7″ long finger dangles
TURKMENISTAN – MARY, antique silver body with wooden rot hand carved Turkmen Tekke tribe drop spindle. Silver top has gilded parts that lasted long and they are still there, rods always break and they have to replace them on the way. The finger tassel attached to it. They wear it on one of the fingers while spinning, which makes a little music so that the spinner will not get bored. It has small silver dangles that makes the melody.