Posament Resources










  • Pictures of the Sami technique of coiling wire using a drop spindle
  • A video of the process of drawing wire and winding it using a drop spindle
  • Coiling wire onto wire – if you are interested in coiling your own wire, here is an excellent tutorial on coiling wire onto another wire with a drill and one coiling by hand. Most of the posaments have been found coiled onto a fiber (probably silk) core, but some of them appear to have a wire as well and this technique could probably be adapted (with tension on the string) for wrapping wire on a fiber core.
  • Many of the posament knots are similar to knots used in rope tying and embroidery. Some are available at Animated Knots by Grog, like this Turk’s Head Knot.


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