Thimbles were given as love tokens in Victorian times when gifts of any type were discouraged between men and women. Peter Pan and Wendy exchanged thimbles and acorn buttons as kisses. In American Colonial times when items of jewelry were prohibited for moral reasons a thimble was the gift from a fiance to his future bride as a symbol of love and pledge of eternal togetherness. When she married the women removed the bottom of the thimble to form more of a wedding ring. With such a long history of thimbles as a tender gesture of affection I have created a series of thimble necklaces.
All elements in this necklace are crafted of solid sterling silver. The 20" chain closes in front with a romantic heart shaped lobster clasp. The overall length of the necklace is 22"
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