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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Swann Thimbles Sterling Silver Thimble, Taurus, Birmingham 1990
  • Current Price: £7.99
  • Ends: Nov 16, 2018 21:15:22 UTC
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER SZ 8 SMALL THIMBLE NO HOLES
  • Current Price: $15.00
  • Ends: Nov 16, 2018 2:22:56 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver #8 Thimble ~ 5.3 grams ~ 6-C1554
  • Current Price: $26.99
  • Ends: Nov 18, 2018 10:19:46 UTC
Vintage Mexico Sterling Silver Ornate Scroll Design Thimble
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Nov 18, 2018 14:23:43 UTC
VTG TAXCO Mexican Mexico .925 Sterling Silver Abalone Thimble
  • Current Price: $40.00
  • Ends: Nov 15, 2018 12:42:17 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver Filigree  Thimble Made in Portugal
  • Current Price: $15.00
  • Ends: Nov 15, 2018 5:35:41 UTC
ORNAMENTAL STERLING SILVER THIMBLE 1001
  • Current Price: $28.00
  • Ends: Nov 14, 2018 21:51:03 UTC
vtg Antique Sterling Silver Sewing Thimble, size 9
  • Current Price: $31.85
  • Ends: Nov 14, 2018 3:14:32 UTC
thimble sterling silver enamel dutch scene windmill Prantl Germany
  • Current Price: $55.00
  • Ends: Nov 16, 2018 17:39:53 UTC
Sterling Silver 925 Intricate Filigree Size 9 Thimble
  • Current Price: $24.99
  • Ends: Nov 14, 2018 18:52:29 UTC
thimble sterling silver roses green glas top Prantl Germany
  • Current Price: $25.00
  • Ends: Nov 16, 2018 17:50:24 UTC
Thimble Sterling Silver Simons Brothers Fleur-de-lis
  • Current Price: $50.00
  • Ends: Nov 15, 2018 0:48:39 UTC
ANTIQUE STERLING SILVER #8 THIMBLE
  • Current Price: $18.00
  • Ends: Nov 15, 2018 5:27:36 UTC
Simons Sterling Silver Thimble with Flowers and Garlands  c.1900s
  • Current Price: $20.00
  • Ends: Nov 18, 2018 18:03:48 UTC
vintage sterling silver  size 9 thimble vines design at bottom
  • Current Price: $14.00
  • Ends: Nov 15, 2018 0:53:22 UTC