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17C silver thimble with moral message: IMBRACE VERTV -- despite the heart motifs! This is NMS-BE8551 via the PAS site

silver thimble with moral message: IMBRACE VERTV -- despite the heart motifs! This is via the PAS site

"Faith till death keepe" Silver Thimble Jacobean- 1600s- England

"Faith Till Death Keepe" silver thimble Sold Christies sale 7608 "Thimbles and Needlework Accessories" lot 13

Not a Dalek (no sink-plunger), but a 17C silver thimble inscribed LOOSE [sic] NO TIME -- moral exhortation -- Industry! (see the thimbles before and after) This is from the PAS site where it is WAW-792B78

Not a Dalek (no sink-plunger), but a silver thimble inscribed LOOSE [sic] NO TIME -- moral exhortation -- Industry! (see the thimbles before and after) This is from the PAS site where it is

Antique French Silver Flight of The Sparrows Thimble w Waffle Knurling C1900s..LOOOOVE!!!

Antique French Silver Flight Of The Sparrows Thimble w/ Waffle Knurling * C1900s

Antique French Silver Flight Of The Sparrows Thimble w/ Waffle Knurling * in Antiques, Sewing Thimbles

17C silver thimble with religious inscription: BE YT AS GOD WYLS. This is via the PAS website where it is SOM-62A2F8

silver thimble with religious inscription: BE YT AS GOD WYLS. This is via the PAS website where it is

mid-17C silver thimble inscribed "Niglect noe time" -- cf. previous -- and dated "1649". This is DOR-2FE7D8 on the PAS site.

previous -- and dated This is on the PAS site.

17C silver thimble inscribed with the injunction FARE GOD [Fear God]. via the PAS site where this is ESS-723482

silver thimble inscribed with the injunction FARE GOD [Fear God]. via the PAS site where this is

17C silver thimble decorated with alternating hearts and quatrefoils and inscribed "WORCKE IS PROFITABLE" -- a sound Puritan principle, if a tad unromantic! This is via the PAS site where it is WAW-764970

silver thimble decorated with alternating hearts and quatrefoils and inscribed "WORCKE IS PROFITABLE" -- a sound Puritan principle, if a tad unromantic! This is via the PAS site where it is

Antique French Sterling Silver Fable Thimble  "Three Birds on a Branch" design, ca. 1900

Antique French Sterling Silver Fable Thimble Three Birds on a Branch design, ca. thought to be the work of designer Firmin-Pierre Lasserre.

Horizontal Panel with a Thimble Design Below a Frieze with Three Scenes in Arches

Panel with a thimble design showing a female figures holding up a feather between two medallions. Above, a frieze with three scenes with couples under arches, on a backwork ornamental background.

A single steel needle from   the time of the Han Dynasty (206BC - 202AD) was found in a tomb in   Jiangling, and it must be assumed that thimbles were in use at this time   also, although no thimble seems to have been discovered with the   needle.  During the Cultural Revolution, in the tomb of a minor court   dignitary, a sewing set which was complete with a thimble was found

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Antique Blackberry Form Sterling Silver Thimble * English * Hallmarked 1899

Fun sewing collectibles = decorative thimbles, like this Antique Blackberry Form Sterling Silver Thimble English Hallmarked 1899

17C silver thimble -- the more uipmarket lover, disdaining the vernacular, has his gift engraved with a Latin posy: VBI AMOR IBI FIDES [where there is love there is fidelity] -- also found on posy rings. This is via the PAS site where it is BH-2F38F7

silver thimble -- the more uipmarket lover, disdaining the vernacular, has his gift engraved with a Latin posy: VBI AMOR IBI FIDES [where there is love there is fidelity] -- also found on posy rings. This is via the PAS site where it is

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