Wood Jewelry Boxes 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 HPL. Veneering dates back to at
Article Title : Box
Article Snippet :A box (plural: boxes) is a container with rigid sides used for the storage or transportation of its contents. Most boxes have flat, parallel, rectangular
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 : 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 : 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 : Decorative box
Article Snippet :called boxes. Traditionally gift boxes used for promotional and seasonal gifts are made from sturdy paperboard or corrugated fiberboard. These boxes normally
Article Title : Pallet
Article Snippet :forms of crating like the wooden box and the wooden barrel, as it works well with modern packaging like corrugated boxes and intermodal containers commonly
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 : Cocobolo
Article Snippet :bowls, pipes, jewelry boxes, desktops and other expensive specialty items. Due to its density and hardness, even a large block of the cut wood will produce

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