Flora is a great finger top with wide gradations of color that somewhat resembled a UFO from above. Made with the traditional technique of "overhead skimming" which means the wood in carved from the top side down making the top side of this top concave. Something that can only be achieved by hand when turned on a lathe.
Size - 1.5" tall and about 2.5" wide
Degree of Difficulty: 3 out of 6
Age 3 years +
Handmade in Austria
Meets or exceeds ASTM & EN71
About Mader: Mader kreiselmanufaktur from Austria are some of the nicest tops made today. Their spinning tops have up to 20 different steps before they are complete, the tops are turned, burned, embossed, carved, brushed, painted and varnished. Each top is made from a single piece of wood and is then hand painted in beautiful color combinations.