Robert Poulsen and Allan Hansen made the discovery of a lifetime on a recent weekend trip when they uncovered thirty ancient silver coins, and lead to the discovery of over one hundred more.
Handspinning with a drop spindle is an art form that was once necessity. All over the globe from the early history of humans to modern times people have employed the use of various types of spindles and eventually spinning wheels in some cases to create threads of different types. These threads would create clothing and other useful textiles. In this beginner series of articles I will be providing a very basic overview on handspinning.