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 
 

Deals on Ebay

Click on Item with no obligation to buy:

 

VINTAGE HALLMARKED SILVER THIMBLE.  STERLING SILVER SEWING THIMBLE
  • Current Price: £22.00
  • Ends: Jan 30, 2020 9:50:17 UTC
Vintage Antique Simons Bros Sterling Silver Thimble
  • Current Price: $60.00
  • Ends: Jan 28, 2020 21:22:50 UTC
Simmons Sterling Silver Thimbles Set Of 3
  • Current Price: $89.10
  • Ends: Jan 29, 2020 1:08:31 UTC
STERLING SILVER THIMBLES WITH COIN APPLIQUES
  • Current Price: £30.00
  • Ends: Jan 26, 2020 8:32:04 UTC
Chester Hallmarked Silver Sewing Thimble Finger
  • Current Price: £35.00
  • Ends: Jan 27, 2020 10:00:06 UTC
Sterling Silver 925 Thimble  “Cyprus”
  • Current Price: £10.00
  • Ends: Jan 29, 2020 11:44:20 UTC
VINTAGE HECHO EN MEXICO TAXCO STERLING SILVER THIMBLE!
  • Current Price: $24.95
  • Ends: Jan 29, 2020 16:49:02 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver 7 Thimble ~ 3.9 grams ~ 5-I290
  • Current Price: $14.99
  • Ends: Jan 28, 2020 14:17:00 UTC
Lot of 6 Vintage Thimbles Sterling and Silver Filled
  • Current Price: $75.00
  • Ends: Jan 28, 2020 3:06:05 UTC
Antique Stern Bros Sterling Silver Paneled Thimble
  • Current Price: £68.66
  • Ends: Jan 30, 2020 15:08:07 UTC
STERLING SILVER COMMUNION CHALICE THIMBLE
  • Current Price: £4.75
  • Ends: Jan 26, 2020 8:33:46 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver Thimble ~ 4.3 grams ~ 5-I289
  • Current Price: $14.99
  • Ends: Jan 28, 2020 14:16:59 UTC