Signed Caned Millefiori Chintz Clay Covered Thimble

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 13, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
This is a china thimble that has been covered with caned polymer clay - a combination of Fimo, Premo, Kato and/or Sculpey IIIs has been used. It is often made to look like the Italian millefiori glass. This thimble has a wonderful display of colorful flowers set against a translucent background, in a chintz style pattern. It's a pretty thimble and the color in the photo is a good representation. It has been hand buffed to give a nice finishing shine. All of the application, curing, and finishing to a smooth surface, has been done by hand. NO PAINT is used in the creation of this thimble, all the color is from different colored clay. As you might imagine it is time intensive and requires a great deal of artistic labor and skill. It is a unique, one of a kind thimble and no two are alike. It is signed by the artist. It is 1 3/16" tall and about 1" in diameter. The thimble shown in the photograph is the one you will receive. It is in NEW condition.

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