Infomation For Thimble Collectors
Thimbles have been in existence for around two thousand years. It is only in recent times that most have ceased to be working tools, and are now regarded as treasured collectable items.
Modern collectable thimbles are now considered as miniature works of art. Some thimbles have superb intricate detail and are produced in various materials including Fine Bone China, Porcelain, Silver, Pewter, and Crystal Glass.
It is hoped that by explaining some of the manufacturing processes, the reasons why these small items are so revered can be appreciated.
Please click on the links below for relevant information
Thimble History A brief history of the thimble
Pewter Thimbles How they are made.
Crystal Glass Thimbles How they are made.