Silver Thimbles

Silver Thimbles
Silver thimbles were not widely produced until the mid 19th Century. During the Victorian period thimble collecting became very popular and silver thimbles were sought after. The metal was soft and could be crafted with all manner of patterns.   However it was found that silver is too soft a metal for practical use as it could be easily punctured by most needles.  Charles Horner solved this problem by producing a thimble that consisted of a steel core covered inside and out by silver 
 

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Antique Sterling Silver 2 Mexico Thimble
  • Current Price: $17.99
  • Ends: Feb 21, 2018 17:17:20 UTC
🌺925 silver dated 1891/1892 antique thimble by J S 🌺
  • Current Price: £25.00
  • Ends: Feb 24, 2018 13:57:29 UTC
STERLING THIMBLE VINTAGE ANTIQUE 7 GRAMS DECORATED TEXTURED
  • Current Price: $38.75
  • Ends: Feb 25, 2018 10:56:32 UTC
Vintage Thimble with Number 9 Stamp
  • Current Price: $9.99
  • Ends: Feb 20, 2018 18:49:23 UTC
The Improved Dorcas Silver Thimble
  • Current Price: £15.00
  • Ends: Feb 24, 2018 22:40:40 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage #7 Thimble ~ 2.3 grams ~ 7-B325
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Feb 24, 2018 16:25:35 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage Floral Thimble ~ 6.4grams ~ 6-K5843
  • Current Price: $29.99
  • Ends: Feb 21, 2018 13:20:25 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage #6 Thimble ~ 4.4 grams ~ 7-B323
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Feb 24, 2018 16:25:34 UTC
Antique Simons Brothers Sterling Silver Thimble Size 10
  • Current Price: $30.00
  • Ends: Feb 24, 2018 2:01:54 UTC