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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Antique Sterling Silver #10 Sewing Thimble
  • Current Price: $24.00
  • Ends: Dec 17, 2018 19:48:16 UTC
Thimble Sterling Silver Simons Brothers Fleur-de-lis
  • Current Price: $50.00
  • Ends: Dec 20, 2018 19:48:12 UTC
RELIEF-DESIGN SCROLLWORK THIMBLE, STERLING SILVER, VINTAGE MEXICAN
  • Current Price: $85.00
  • Ends: Dec 18, 2018 16:26:57 UTC
ornate sterling silver Grapevine design scissors
  • Current Price: $74.00
  • Ends: Dec 20, 2018 13:43:45 UTC
Vintage Sterling Silver Thimble #8 - Nice Detail
  • Current Price: $9.99
  • Ends: Dec 17, 2018 22:47:00 UTC
Sterling Silver Thimbels
  • Current Price: $5.00
  • Ends: Dec 16, 2018 5:23:56 UTC
Sterling Silver Vintage #11 Thimble ~ 2.1 grams ~ 13-C977
  • Current Price: $19.99
  • Ends: Dec 17, 2018 10:15:44 UTC
 vintage sterling silver  flower design English thimble
  • Current Price: $20.00
  • Ends: Dec 19, 2018 16:42:37 UTC