A mushroom shaped top whorl drop spindle for hand spinning. The whorl is made from red-purple-yellow colorwood. The shaft is made from brilliant bahama cherrywood dymondwood, with notch at the end.The hook is hand made from copper, so you can tweak it as necessary. The dymondwood shaft measures 8 3/4 inches below the whorl. The diameter of the whorl is 2 1/2 inches. The weight is 1.5 oz. There is only one like this.