Wood Jewelry Box by Mediterranean Interiors

A casket is a decorative box or container that is usually smaller than a chest and is typically decorated. In recent centuries they are often used as boxes for jewelry, but in earlier periods they were also used for keeping important documents and many other purposes. Many ancient caskets are reliquaries, for both Buddhist and Christian relics. A tall round casket is often called a pyxis, after a shape in Ancient Greek pottery; these were popular in Islamic art, often made from a section of the ivory tusk of an elephant. The term "casket" overlaps with strongbox (or strong box), a heavily-made box for storing or transporting coin and other valuables. These include more metal, in bands or as the main material, and are functional rather than decorative. Though caskets are often regarded as boxes for jewelry, at least until the Renaissance this was probably not a common use, as at least the most serious jewelry was kept in a strongbox.

Article Title : Casket (decorative box)
Article Snippet :decorative box or container that is usually smaller than a chest and is typically decorated. In recent centuries they are often used as boxes for jewelry, but
Article Title : Wood veneer
Article Snippet :edging placed around objects, such as jewelry boxes. Veneer is also used to replace decorative papers in wood veneer high pressure laminate. Veneering
Article Title : Box
Article Snippet :locations. The following are some types of storage boxes : A jewelry (AmE) or jewellery (BrE) box, is a box for trinkets or jewels. It can take a very modest
Article Title : Puzzle box
Article Snippet :puzzle boxes developed from furniture and jewelry boxes with secret compartments and hidden openings, known since the Renaissance. Puzzle boxes produced
Article Title : Yosegi
Article Snippet :Japanese secret boxes or puzzle boxes, but may also be used to create or decorate many other items, such as trays, chests, jewelry boxes, vases, photo frames
Article Title : Kashmir walnut wood carving
Article Snippet :used for wood carving, and Kashmir is one of a few places for availability of walnut trees. Walnut wood is used to make tables, jewelry boxes, trays, etc
Article Title : Decorative box
Article Snippet :ordinarily portable, but at times they form the top of a stationary table. A jewelry box, also known as a casket, is a receptacle for trinkets, not only jewels
Article Title : Coffin
Article Snippet :American English. Any box in which the dead are buried is a coffin, and while a casket was originally regarded as a box for jewelry, use of the word "casket"
Article Title : Jewellery
Article Snippet :Jewellery (or jewelry in American English) consists of decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants
Article Title : Bakelite
Article Snippet :radio and telephone casings, and such diverse products as kitchenware, jewelry, pipe stems, children's toys, and firearms. The retro appeal of old Bakelite

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