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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Vintage Sterling Silver hand chased engraved Thimble
  • Current Price: £3.99
  • Ends: Dec 17, 2018 20:04:28 UTC
HAND ENGRAVED THIMBLE | STERLING SILVER
  • Current Price: £24.00
  • Ends: Dec 14, 2018 18:38:36 UTC
Vintage Fully Hallmarked Sterling Silver Thimble - Size 5
  • Current Price: £16.00
  • Ends: Dec 15, 2018 10:40:41 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver Filigree  Thimble Made in Portugal
  • Current Price: $15.00
  • Ends: Dec 16, 2018 5:58:47 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver Thimble ~ 5.6 grams ~ 13-D2450
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Dec 18, 2018 0:32:29 UTC
CJESLNA10pcs 12x13mm Vintage Sewing Thimble for DIY Crafts
  • Current Price: $7.04
  • Ends: Dec 15, 2018 4:34:06 UTC
RELIEF-DESIGN SCROLLWORK THIMBLE, STERLING SILVER, VINTAGE MEXICAN
  • Current Price: $85.00
  • Ends: Dec 18, 2018 16:26:57 UTC
2 x SILVER THIMBLES BY HENRY GRIFFITH SIZE 17's 1 x DREEMA
  • Current Price: £24.00
  • Ends: Dec 16, 2018 23:01:13 UTC
Vintage German Sterling Silver & Enamel Sewing Thimble
  • Current Price: $55.00
  • Ends: Dec 15, 2018 10:50:38 UTC
Sterling silver thimble
  • Current Price: £4.99
  • Ends: Dec 16, 2018 19:00:28 UTC
SILVER THIMBLE Birmingham 1928 JAMES WALKER THE LONDON JEWELLER
  • Current Price: £24.99
  • Ends: Dec 17, 2018 11:42:12 UTC
Vintage Sterling Thimble - Cherubs
  • Current Price: $25.00
  • Ends: Dec 13, 2018 20:04:42 UTC
VTG TAXCO Mexican Mexico .925 Sterling Silver Abalone Thimble
  • Current Price: $40.00
  • Ends: Dec 15, 2018 12:42:17 UTC