Hand made Cloisonne Thimble with Panda in the design. Thimble has it's own matching metal chest to store it in. Chest measures about 1 inch Tall X 1 inch Wide X 1 inch Deep.
Cloisonne chest and thimble
A Thimble is small protective metal or plastic covering for the thumb of a seamstress or sewer. A relic of of sailing days when sailors had to repair torn sails but needed to protect their thumbs from constant and painful pricks of a sewing needle. Gradually a bell-shaped leather covering over the thumb became the popular form of protection.