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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Sterling Silver Vintage Thimble ~ 3.4 grams ~ 7-B324
  • Current Price: $19.99
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Vintage Sterling silver thimble- V pattern
  • Current Price: $9.99
  • Ends: Oct 22, 2018 16:24:58 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver #8 Thimble ~ 3.1 grams ~ 7-C1607
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Oct 23, 2018 19:24:29 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage Thimble ~ 4.1grams ~ 3-K6560
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  • Ends: Oct 22, 2018 10:10:26 UTC
STERLING SILVER FILIGREE THIMBLE ARI D NORMAN LONDON 1990
  • Current Price: £19.99
  • Ends: Oct 21, 2018 18:29:40 UTC
NO RESERVE HM 1952 Sterling Silver Thimble Vintage Antique
  • Current Price: £0.99
  • Ends: Oct 23, 2018 19:14:09 UTC
Antique sterling silver hallmarked Charles Horner 1919 thimble
  • Current Price: £22.95
  • Ends: Oct 24, 2018 18:02:12 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage #9 Thimble ~ 2.8 grams ~ 7-B328
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  • Ends: Oct 22, 2018 16:25:38 UTC
Silver Plated Charles Horner Dorcas 8 Thimble
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  • Ends: Oct 23, 2018 10:41:40 UTC
NO RESERVE HM 1959 Sterling Silver Thimble Vintage Antique
  • Current Price: £3.20
  • Ends: Oct 23, 2018 19:12:29 UTC
Lovely Stephen J. Rose Sterling Silver Thimble (5) Birmingham 1974
  • Current Price: £9.99
  • Ends: Oct 21, 2018 18:05:13 UTC
FOUR STERLING SILVER THIMBLES and FIFTEEN OTHERS: A COLLECTION
  • Current Price: £11.00
  • Ends: Oct 24, 2018 20:49:21 UTC
Vintage Sterling silver thimble- cupids
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  • Ends: Oct 22, 2018 16:24:58 UTC