… collecting thimbles
When was the last time you looked at a thimble? I fondly recall my grandmother’s sewing basket and the wonderful array of thimbles it held. There were porcelain ones with images of little dogs, beautifully crafted metal thimbles with intricate designs, and a very special one that featured the name of a long-ago general store which my grandparents frequented.from AntiqueTrader.com
Yes, a ‘digitabulist’ is a collector of thimbles!
In the past, thimbles were popular advertising vehicles, especially in American culture.
Along the band of some thimbles, logos, company names and even political parties or candidates were featured. In fact, political thimbles came on the scene in 1920, the very same year the 19th Amendment was ratified — guaranteeing women the right to vote.from AntiqueTrader.com
Interested in starting a ‘tiny collection’? It won’t take much room but could really be interesting. CLICK HERE for a ‘How to’ from WikiHow.
We invite you to stop by and see the ‘tiny thimbles’ we have. Yep, we’ll be watching for ya!