It looks, from your site, that you're quite a professional. Did you make that spindle yourself? Is it hard to spin yarn?
i'd like to try it sometime.
I saw a little hand spindle yesterday, looked like a tinkertoy. My brother, who lives in Wisconsin, told me about a kind of Renaissance Fair he and his wife went to,and he saw spinners there. Hand and wheel. Wheels are too expensive for me, though.