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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STERLING SILVER THIMBLES 3. WITH OTHER KINDS OF METAL. LOT OF 22
  • Current Price: $40.00
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Vintage Sterling Silver Sewing Thimble  - Fancy
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1900 Birmingham James Dewsnap Ltd. Sterling Silver Thimble #146835
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Vintage LOTTHAMMER Sterling Silver Floral Daisies, 925 Germany
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German sterling silver thimble by Greif commemorating Columbus
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Lenore Doskow Sterling Silver Thimble- Amy
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Simon Bros sterling silver thimbles (2) and (1) Mexico thimble
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VINTAGE STERLING SILVER HEARTS THIMBLE
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Antique - Vintage - Thimbles - Sterling Silver & Other
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Vintage Sterling Thimble - Tall Bird In Branch
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Atq Simons Brothers Sterling Silver Scenic Village Thimble
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MEXICO STERLING SILVER THIMBLE ORNATE VINE LEAF DESIGN
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COLLECTIBLE STERLING SILVER 925 THIMBLE OWL MARKED 925 sewing
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TAXCO Vintage Sterling Silver Thimble
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