Antique Timepiece (Steampunk) Style Drop Spindle No.127 - Circa 1850 England - Free Shipping (US)

  • $ 170.00

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Antique Timepiece (STEAMPUNK) Style Drop Spindle No.127:

Solid Sterling Silver Circa 1850 (Made in England) pocket watch dial embellished with an antique balance wheel and a large ruby watch jewel, 47 Swarovski crystal rhinestones, large bottom side brass clock gear, mounted to a 2" acrylic whorl and a metallic cobalt blue shaft

Weight: 1.1 ounce (33 grams),  Whorl: Acrylic .26” x 2” (6.6mm x 51mm)
Shaft: 3/32” dia. in Metallic Cobalt Blue x Overall Length: 8.75” (22.2cm)

This STEAMPUNK Drop Spindle design stems from the use of a rare find; a stunning, made in England, hand carved solid sterling silver with 18kt gold floral design elements - Circa 1850.  The dial is embellished with a small antique brass pocket watch balance wheel and large ruby jewel - then it is coated with a thick layer of epoxy resin.  The dial is mounted to a 2" whorl and 47 Swarovski crystal rhinestones are applied (w/2-part epoxy glue) to the perimeter of the dial and inside the design. All components, including a 1.75" polished brass clock gear and gold plated bead spacer and findings are mounted to the Cobalt Blue Shaft with 2-part epoxy glue.

The WHORL is made from a laser cut acrylic disc that I've edge milled and polished to soften the edges. The shaft is made from high carbon (spring) steel with a forged hook that has a 2-part powder coat paint finish applied for a beautiful look and feel. .
This is a wonderful light and rim weighted spindle that spins great.

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Hand crafted in Tucson, AZ, by John Galen Gudenkauf (owner/artist) with US and Global Materials.