Specialist maker of historical objects in bone, horn, antler, mammoth ivory and boxwood.




Bone needle (nr. 411)

Different tools were used to pierce holes (e.g. to assist in sewing) in leather and fabrics: needles, awls, scratch awls, bodkins, etc. They were variously made of wood, bone, copper or iron. The needle has an eye while the bodkin does not, while the awl normally has a shaped tip and the scratch awl a conical one. To date, there are no archaeological finds of bone needles sufficiently fine for tailor's work.


dimensions: 42 x 1 mm








Bone needle  (411)
price € 3,95
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