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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RELIEF-DESIGN SCROLLWORK THIMBLE, STERLING SILVER, VINTAGE MEXICAN
  • Current Price: $85.00
  • Ends: Feb 22, 2019 16:15:24 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage Thimble With Filigree Design Size 10
  • Current Price: $49.00
  • Ends: Feb 20, 2019 21:12:50 UTC
VINTAGE GERMANY STERLING SILVER RETICULATED 4/5” THIMBLE
  • Current Price: $19.00
  • Ends: Feb 20, 2019 3:22:23 UTC
STERLING THIMBLE VINTAGE ANTIQUE 7 GRAMS DECORATED TEXTURED
  • Current Price: $34.10
  • Ends: Feb 20, 2019 10:56:35 UTC
Antique Domestic Sewing Machines Sterling Silver Thimble
  • Current Price: $39.99
  • Ends: Feb 21, 2019 3:52:18 UTC
Antique Sterling Silver Thimble - TaxCo - 17mm Diameter
  • Current Price: $14.97
  • Ends: Feb 22, 2019 0:13:32 UTC
Solid 925 Sterling Silver Thimble, Two Swans Motif on Thimble
  • Current Price: £19.99
  • Ends: Feb 23, 2019 18:07:23 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver 7 Thimble ~ 3.9 grams ~ 5-I290
  • Current Price: $14.99
  • Ends: Feb 23, 2019 14:16:59 UTC
Thimble-Vintage-Sterling LARKIN in size 8   #15801C
  • Current Price: $23.99
  • Ends: Feb 19, 2019 14:04:01 UTC
Vintage Sterling THIMBLE panel style Simons size 12  $22 each
  • Current Price: $22.00
  • Ends: Feb 20, 2019 13:23:10 UTC