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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Thimblelady Sterling Silver Thimble Size L
  • Current Price: £45.00
  • Ends: Apr 26, 2019 11:20:22 UTC
Superb Rare Vintage/ Antique 925 Sterling Silver Continental Thimble
  • Current Price: £14.99
  • Ends: Apr 26, 2019 18:35:03 UTC
Beautiful Antique Estate Etched Sterling Silver Thimble
  • Current Price: $145.00
  • Ends: Apr 26, 2019 20:11:16 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver 925 Thimble
  • Current Price: £9.00
  • Ends: Apr 22, 2019 9:03:55 UTC
Solid 925 Sterling Silver Thimble, Sewing Machine Design
  • Current Price: £22.99
  • Ends: Apr 24, 2019 17:04:27 UTC
Swann Thimbles Sterling Silver Thimble, I LOVE YOU, Birmingham 1991
  • Current Price: £4.99
  • Ends: Apr 24, 2019 17:45:04 UTC
Superb George V 1928 Sterling Silver Thimble
  • Current Price: £11.99
  • Ends: Apr 26, 2019 18:22:01 UTC
Superb Edwardian 1902 Sterling Silver Thimble - Very Decorative
  • Current Price: £11.99
  • Ends: Apr 26, 2019 18:19:22 UTC
Superb Heavy 925 Sterling Silver Thimble, with Bird Decoration
  • Current Price: £19.99
  • Ends: Apr 26, 2019 18:45:13 UTC
Ornate Vintage Marked Sterling Thimble
  • Current Price: $25.00
  • Ends: Apr 25, 2019 22:20:09 UTC
 UNUSUAL STERLING SILVER JET JEWELED THIMBLE MARKED 800 ITALY
  • Current Price: $75.00
  • Ends: Apr 25, 2019 7:11:44 UTC
Vintage Silver Sterling Abalone Sewing Thimble
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Apr 22, 2019 12:48:12 UTC
Sterling Silver Figural Contented Cat Thimble
  • Current Price: £19.00
  • Ends: Apr 23, 2019 17:50:02 UTC
Vintage Sterling  Silver Thimble Inscribed " A GIFT OF LOVE "
  • Current Price: £0.99
  • Ends: Apr 25, 2019 21:13:40 UTC