First Century Needle


Episodes 1 and 4

Can you imagine how important, and valuable, a needle is when you have to sew your own clothes or mend your fishing net?

These needles were designed for the story about the Miraculous Catch of Fish. History tells us that we have had needles ever since people began wearing clothes. Ours have been designed to look as if they have been made of bone which was very common, but there were plenty of examples of needles from this period made of bronze too. You can also see a smaller version of this needle in the story of Tabitha in Episode 4.

Click the picture to see a larger version - you might want to save it or print it too!