Wedgwood Thimbles

Wedgwood ThimblesJosiah Wedgwood worked with the established potter Thomas Whieldon until 1759 when relatives leased him the Ivy House in Burslem, allowing him to start his own pottery business. The launch of the new venture was helped by his marriage to a remote cousin Sarah (also Wedgwood) who brought a sizeable dowry with her.
 
Wedgwood’s most famous ware is jasperware. It was created to look like ancient cameo glass. It was inspired by the Portland Vase, a Roman vessel which is now a museum piece. (The first jasperware colour was Portland Blue, an innovation that required experiments with more than 3,000 samples).
 
Though factory records show that Wedgwood made thimbles in the late 18th Century it seems that non have survived.  With the increase in popularity of thimble collecting Wedgwood began to produce thimbles again in 1980
 

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vintage Wedgwood blue Jasperware Josiah Wedgwood thimble
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Wedgwood Kings & Queens of England Thimble #8 Henry III EXC in Box
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WEDGWOOD BLUE COLLECTOR'S THIMBLE JOSIAH WEDGWOOD
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vintage Wedgwood pink Jasperware Christmas stocking 1985 thimble
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vintage Wedgwood blue Jasperware Christmas snowflake 1981 thimble
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Wedgwood Jasperware Annual Christmas Thimbles - Mary joesph
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ROYAL WORCESTER ENGLISH 'YELLOW GROUND''  BONE CHINA THIMBLE
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WEDGWOOD BLUE JASPER THIMBLE - PRINCE CHARLES
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Vintage Fenton Aqua Crest Crimp Fan Vase.  A Very Pretty One!
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vintage Wedgwood blue Jasperware Christmas Virgin Mary 1986 thimble
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