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 Textured 8 Thimble ~ 2.5 grams ~ 11-D1504
  • Current Price: $17.99
  • Ends: Apr 8, 2020 12:47:04 UTC
Vintage Mexico Taxco Sterling Silver 925 Thimble
  • Current Price: $18.00
  • Ends: Apr 8, 2020 16:16:28 UTC
#214A  vtg STERLING  Thimble HallmarkS  8 w Anchor  Sewing Notion
  • Current Price: $14.99
  • Ends: Apr 8, 2020 12:22:05 UTC
Vintage STERLING SILVER Thimble
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Apr 5, 2020 23:31:57 UTC
Vintage #10 Sterling Silver Thimble ~ 5.4 grams ~ 6-H810
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Apr 3, 2020 13:34:18 UTC
Simons Sterling Silver Thimble Size 11
  • Current Price: $39.00
  • Ends: Apr 4, 2020 17:09:42 UTC
Beautiful Antique Estate Etched Sterling Silver Thimble
  • Current Price: $145.00
  • Ends: Apr 3, 2020 20:11:18 UTC
Antique Silver Thimble Feathery Scrolls A G Monogram Size 10  M3
  • Current Price: $45.00
  • Ends: Apr 4, 2020 15:25:13 UTC
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER 925 MEXICO  THIMBLE - DAMAGED
  • Current Price: £4.79
  • Ends: Apr 3, 2020 10:11:00 UTC
James Swann Birmingham 1957 sterling silver thimble size 4
  • Current Price: £5.00
  • Ends: Apr 7, 2020 10:28:19 UTC