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This 1930's sterling thimble has a really odd symbol that looks like an indian dragonfly or butterfly? The other side has a diamond shield that might have been made for an initial. Originally, thimbles were used solely for pushing a needle through fabric or leather as it was being sewn. Since then, however, they have gained many other uses. In the 19th century they were used to measure spirits, which brought rise to the phrase "just a thimbleful". Prostitutes used them in the practice of ...

Vintage Taxco Strange symbol Thimble hand wrought 1930's

This 1930's sterling thimble has a really odd symbol that looks like an indian dragonfly or butterfly? The other side has a diamond shield that might have been made for an initial. Originally, thimbles were used solely for pushing a needle through fabric or leather as it was being sewn. Since then, however, they have gained many other uses. In the 19th century they were used to measure spirits, which brought rise to the phrase "just a thimbleful". Prostitutes used them in the practice of ...

Webster Grape shear Scissors Sterling Silver Art Nouveau

Webster Grape shear Scissors Sterling Silver Art Nouveau

Vintage Fukagawa Japanese Porcelain BUTTERFLY Collectible Sewing Thimble

Collectible vintage FUKAGAWA Japanese Porcelain sewing thimble featuring a hand-painted BUTTERFLY on the front of the thimble.

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VICTORIAN HALLMARKED Solid Sterling Silver Antique Chatelaine Scissors Holder | eBay

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