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

Deals on Ebay

Click on item with no obligation to buy:
Royal Doulton - Autumn's Glory : L.S.1086 Collectors Cup & Saucer
  • Current Price: £4.99
  • Ends: Jun 25, 2019 16:26:12 UTC
Official Betty Boop : Queen of Cartoons - Violinist Collectors Mug
  • Current Price: £5.99
  • Ends: Jun 25, 2019 16:24:47 UTC
Lovely Set of Wedgewood Thimbles
  • Current Price: £40.00
  • Ends: Jun 28, 2019 14:50:58 UTC
Wedgwood Christmas Thimbles 1986 Blue Wedgewood Jasperware
  • Current Price: £4.30
  • Ends: Jun 25, 2019 16:29:03 UTC
 Wedgwood Otters China Thimble B/76
  • Current Price: £2.99
  • Ends: Jun 26, 2019 16:46:42 UTC
Sutherland Classic Rose / Ring of Roses Collectors Thimble
  • Current Price: £2.25
  • Ends: Jun 25, 2019 16:27:21 UTC
.Rockingham. Floral Lustre  (Gold Gilded) Collectors Thimble.
  • Current Price: £2.50
  • Ends: Jun 25, 2019 12:11:43 UTC