An antique French 18k yellow gold sewing thimble. Nice quality craftsmanship and thickness, decorated in lovely guilloche engraving with central cartouche. In very good condition with general wear and surface scratches from use, no dents or puncture holes. Tested for 18K gold and hallmarked with the head of the horse, a French mark indicating 18K gold in use from 1838 to 1919. Measures 7/8" length x 5/8" diameter base.