1980s metal pin of prialka (приалки), an ancient tool of Russian distaff used in spinning. Known as distaff in Europe, prialka is designed to hold the unspun fibers, keeping them untangled and thus easing the spinning process. In terms of their shapes and décor, prialkas are unique even among other Slavic nations and were used in Russia up until the 1930s
1.2 x 2.5 cm
items may come with minor flaws due to pre-loved wear. we are advocates of buying used and hope you can appreciate this unique piece and its character. items are pre-cleaned if needed and any major flaws will try to be noted.