learn more about easter thimbles

There is a growing trend to have collections within thimble collections and a small, specialised themed area is Easter thimbles. For thimbles to fit within this category they should be dated. This then qualifies them both as commemorative as well as Easter thimbles.

 

The Thimble Guild of Biggar in Scotland has featured Easter thimbles in their catalogues over the years. These seem to be undated or only produced for one year. If the thimbles are not branded, it is difficult to track the makers after the event.

 

As far as I can find out there are only a few firms that have dated Easter thimbles - eg. Caverswall and Heritage Collection.

 

This page would not have been possible without Sue Pickles. Thank you Sue for your generous help and sharing. Sue in turn had help from other collectors who are listed as Contributors at the end of this page.

 

 

 

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Easter thimbles
 

 

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This listing of Easter Thimbles does not purport to be complete or accurate in all aspects.

Rather it invites comment and contribution to add to our knowledge. My thanks to the contributors.

 

 
Contributors

 

The Thimble Guild and all the members who wrote to Sue Pickles with so much valuable information

Others who helped Sue are Cathy Pezzotta | Jenny Yuhas | Pamela Bull and members of the Dorset Thimble Society

Linda Bennett | Sue Burt | Lydia Hamilton | Margaret Hickling | Doreen Lilley-Pricklepin | Masanori | Ray Nimmo | Joyce Nixon-Smith | Ro Olbricht | Moyra Peckston 

Belinda Stewart | Carol Theuerkauf  | Audrey Turner | Marta Valencia

 

 

 

 

Enjoy!

 

 

© Sue Gowan

April 2003

 

 

 

DO YOU KNOW ANY MORE DETAILS ABOUT EASTER THIMBLES?

DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER EASTER THIMBLES NOT MENTIONED?

DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER EASTER THIMBLES NOT PICTURED?

 

EMAIL thimbleselect@bigpond.com TO SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE.

 

 

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