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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RARE VINTAGE STERLING SILVER THIMBLE
  • Current Price: $29.95
  • Ends: Feb 22, 2019 16:28:30 UTC
Sterling Silver Thimble (14185)
  • Current Price: $19.49
  • Ends: Feb 22, 2019 10:32:11 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage #7 Thimble ~ 2.3 grams ~ 7-B325
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Feb 19, 2019 16:25:39 UTC
Vintage Mexican Sterling Silver Thimble With Eagle Mark
  • Current Price: $19.00
  • Ends: Feb 21, 2019 23:59:54 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage #6 Thimble ~ 4.4 grams ~ 7-B323
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Feb 19, 2019 16:25:38 UTC
STERLING SILVER AND TURQUOISE CABOCHON THIMBLE
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  • Ends: Feb 19, 2019 20:52:19 UTC
Vintage Antique Ornate Sterling Silver Thimble Taxco 925
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5 ANTIQUE THIMBLES-STERLING SILVER-MOP-SEWING-ALL DIFF-NR
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STERLING SILVER ENAMEL FLOWER SEWING THIMBLE
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  • Ends: Feb 20, 2019 17:46:30 UTC
RELIEF-DESIGN SCROLLWORK THIMBLE, STERLING SILVER, VINTAGE MEXICAN
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  • Ends: Feb 22, 2019 16:15:25 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage Thimble ~ 3.4 grams ~ 7-B324
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Feb 19, 2019 16:25:38 UTC
Vintage Sterling THIMBLE panel style Simons size 12  $22 each
  • Current Price: $22.00
  • Ends: Feb 20, 2019 13:23:11 UTC