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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2 Circa 1900 Rancho Alegre Sterling Silver Ornate Thimbles
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Vintage Sterling Silver Thimble Made In Mexico
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ANTIQUE ORNATE STERLING SILVER SEWING THIMBLE
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Thimble Sterling Silver Marked 800 With Turquoise Cabochens
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Vintage Sterling Silver B 6 10 Anchor Sewing Finger Thimble
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Vintage Silver Plated Thimble Size 9   #J1917
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Thimble Sterling Silver Marked Germany Gold Band Turquoise Stones
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