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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3 Sterling  Silver thimbles
  • Current Price: $15.00
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Vintage Simon Bros Sterling Silver Thimble Size 10 23705
  • Current Price: $40.00
  • Ends: Jul 21, 2018 20:18:50 UTC
thimble sterling silver Gabler cloverleaf 800 Germany
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Beautiful Antique Sterling Silver 925 Thimble Lady Bugs Rope Edge
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BEAUTIFUL  STERLING SILVER THIMBLE W/ ENAMEL
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BEAUTIFUL WAITE THRESHER STERLING SILVER THIMBLE
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Sterling Silver Vintage #7 Thimble ~ 2.3 grams ~ 7-B325
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Sterling Silver Vintage Thimble ~ 3.4 grams ~ 7-B324
  • Current Price: $19.99
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Mexico Taxco Sterling Silver Sewing Thimble - Signed JDR
  • Current Price: $9.95
  • Ends: Jul 21, 2018 22:30:07 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver Thimble EUC
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BEAUTIFUL STERLING SILVER THIMBLE -HEARTS WITH ARROW
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  • Ends: Jul 22, 2018 20:07:32 UTC