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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vtg 925 STERLING SILVER THIMBLE heavy applied flowers leaves vines
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STERLING SILVER AND TURQUOISE CABOCHON THIMBLE
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VINTAGE STERLING SILVER THIMBLE
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Antique Domestic Sewing Machines Sterling Silver Thimble
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RARE VINTAGE STERLING SILVER THIMBLE
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Old Sterling Silver Thimble stamped sterling 8
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VINTAGE STERLING SILVER SZ 8 SMALL THIMBLE NO HOLES
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Sterling Silver Vintage #9 Thimble ~ 2.8 grams ~ 7-B328
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RELIEF-DESIGN SCROLLWORK THIMBLE, STERLING SILVER, VINTAGE MEXICAN
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Sterling Silver Vintage #10 Thimble ~ 5.8grams ~ 17-I3569
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