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 Thimble #8 Leaf Pattern
  • Current Price: $30.00
  • Ends: Oct 24, 2019 21:00:26 UTC
STERLING SILVER THIMBLE FEATURING A FEMALE FIGURE BATHING
  • Current Price: £10.00
  • Ends: Oct 27, 2019 13:36:24 UTC
Antique Charles Horner Cased Silver size 5 Dorcas Thimble 1884
  • Current Price: £12.50
  • Ends: Oct 27, 2019 19:51:05 UTC
Vintage Sterling Sewing Thimble - CLOVERS & TRIANGLES
  • Current Price: $16.00
  • Ends: Oct 24, 2019 10:56:13 UTC
OWL SILVER THIMBLE PIN CUSHION DOUBLE END
  • Current Price: £150.00
  • Ends: Oct 28, 2019 7:38:24 UTC
CAT THIMBLE STERLING SILVER 925 HALLMARKED NEW FROM ARI D NORMAN
  • Current Price: £50.60
  • Ends: Oct 23, 2019 15:21:57 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage #11 Thimble ~ 2.1 grams ~ 13-C977
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Oct 24, 2019 10:15:45 UTC
Antique Vintage Sterling Silver Sewing Thimble #8 Sew
  • Current Price: $12.50
  • Ends: Oct 27, 2019 4:18:07 UTC
Sterling Silver Thimble Hallmarked
  • Current Price: £9.99
  • Ends: Oct 23, 2019 20:40:53 UTC
Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Thimble With Eagle Mark
  • Current Price: $19.00
  • Ends: Oct 24, 2019 3:27:18 UTC
Sterling Silver Thimble with Turquoise Stones "Hallmarked Mexico"
  • Current Price: $20.00
  • Ends: Oct 23, 2019 12:16:16 UTC