Linen Smoother found at Jamestown http://www.historicjamestowne.org/featured_find/artifacts/linensmoother_2.php
Textile Crafts was a common female occupation. At the top of a small tube for needles and a flywheel that you could spin with. In the middle a sisare (Viking scissor) and at the bottom a weight. To the right a glättbräda. It was used to get clothes ironed by rubbing them with a trowel. Oh! my favourite stuff :)
1607 Jamestown, Virginia: "A brass thimble, pins and scissors from Nürnberg, Germany made their way to the colony via London."
Jamestown; Artifacts recovered from the cellar/well feature: bone needle, ivory chess pieces, a 1613 English farthing, Virginia Indian shell beads, glass trade beads and copper baubles -- used to decorate hair and clothing.
Gemstone ring from Birka. In the Historiska Museet, Stockholm. Objects Identity 564337 Asset tracking 34000 Subheading Bj 791 Pendant composed by 1 finger ring with mounted carnelian, 1 silver spiral bead and 1 bärögla of silver wire.
Viking pottery cup with handle from Gotland, Sweden