Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Spindle

See also: Drop-spindle in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Spindle §

The winding peg of a spinning wheel, shown with a length of yarn twisted onto it.

Default orientation: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Drop Spindle (1) §

A tool for twisting fibers to form thread.

Default orientation: palewise. Proper coloration: brown wood, thread blazoned separately.

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Drop Spindle (2) §

A tool for twisting fibers to form thread.

Default orientation: palewise. Proper coloration: brown wood, thread blazoned separately.

This modern style of drop spindle is no longer registrable as of October 2013.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

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