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  • The Thimble Collector and Thimble Collecting  By : Millard Hiner
    This article is about thimble collecting, and focuses mainly on the different places one may be able to find thimbles for trade, buy or sell, and where one could find others who are interested in thimble collecting.
  • Collectible Thimbles  By : Millard Hiner
    This article is about collectible thimbles, and more specifically, how a person may go about getting involved in the hobby of collecting thimbles. It also talks about how the internet is a great source for the hobby.
  • Vintage Thimbles  By : Millard Hiner
    This article is about vintage thimbles, how they are still a popular collector’s item and some good ideas for places that somebody may be able to find some thimbles for themselves if they are starting a collection or already have one.
  • Thimble Display Cases  By : Millard Hiner
    This article attempts to explain why and how you should display your thimble collection.

    The types of thimble display items available including: thimble racks; shadow boxes; glass domes and display cases with glass doors.
  • Thimble Collecting  By : Millard Hiner
    This article discusses the advantages of collecting thimbles. It discusses things to consider when starting a collection. These identifying your area of interest, narrowing the field, helping a child collect, joining a society and displaying your collection.
  • Thimble Collections  By : Millard Hiner
    This article discusses the advantages of collecting thimbles. It discusses things to consider when starting a collection. These identifying your area of interest, narrowing the field, helping a child collect, joining a society and displaying your collection.
  • Sterling Silver Thimbles and Thimble History  By : Millard Hiner
    This article focuses on answering the following questions. What is a thimble? When did thimbles originate? What are their uses? Who collects thimbles? Why are sterling silver thimbles popular with collectors? What makes a thimble collectible? When were the first commemorative thimbles issued?
  • Thimbles and Thimble Articles  By : Millard Hiner
    The thimble, a small cylindrical shield that is placed over a finger, has been used for centuries in the practice of sewing. The dimples in its surface allow the thimble protects a craftsman’s finger while pushing a needle through leather or fabric. A thimble is generally made out of strong metals, leather, or wood, although some older manufacturers used horns and ivory.
  • The Thimble And Thimble Collecting Today  By : Thimbler
    The thimble has a long history. The oldest existing thimble is Roman, found in the ruins of Pompeii. It is bronze. However, the Etruscans, who pre-date the Romans, are known to have made bronze thimbles. Primitive thimbles of bone and leather probably also existed because thimbles have been used by every known culture. These thimbles did not survive the centuries.



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