A History of Ireland in 100 Objects – ‘Tara’ brooch, eighth century - "The brooch became a symbol of the Irish cultural revival because it presented a stunning answer to Victorian theories of Irish racial backwardness.
Summary: If you are interested in Chinese knots, this ball would be definitely a attraction to you. It is basically a finger weaving method. And your left thumb and little finger along with right hands play a significant role in tying knots below.
Recycled Christmas Crafts: Thrilled to find something to do with the clothespin springs! I've made about a dozen clothespin snowflakes and had all these little springs left just couldn't throw them away. Love the simplicity of this.