Jewelry - Boxes Trinket Boxes

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Jewelry - Boxes Trinket Boxes - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Ceramic jewelry boxes, 'Lotus and Dragonfly' (pair) (Indonesia)
$22.99

With a whir of lacy wings, a dragonfly poises on a lotus bud. Putu Oka Mahendra creates a quintessential image of Bali on these exquisite ceramic boxes. After shaping them on the potter's wheel, he sculpts the relief figures by hand. The boxes are gl
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Decorative wood jewelry box, 'Lovebirds' (Mexico)
$79.99

Birds in love court one another on a colorful decorative box. Working on lacquer, Adelina Rendon demonstrates her mastery of traditional Olinala art. She shapes it of fragrant linaloe wood and paints the meticulous motifs entirely by hand. Because ea
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Decoupage teabag box, 'Cherubs' (Mexico)
$37.99

Raffaello Sanzio's renowned and beloved Cherubini now grace this decoupage box by Mexico's Ana Maria Gonzalez. Lost in thought, the cherubs admire Mary in Raffaello's painting in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. The box is designed with four compartment
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Eggshell mosaic box, 'Dazzling Diamond' (round) (Thailand)
$37.99

Dazzling on a sleek, dark cylinder, a mosaic diamond reveals an ancient craft technique. Lacquerware was brought to Thailand from China centuries ago; today Thai artisans have developed their own unique styles. Nantana Sompamitre crafts a decorative
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Eggshell mosaic box, 'Rain' (Thailand)
$32.99

Nantana Sompamitre crafts a intriguing box. Shaped of lacquered mango wood, it takes the form of an egg. An intricate eggshell mosaic covers the sleek surfaces.
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Eggshell mosaic box, 'Snow' (Thailand)
$34.49

Nantana Sompamitre crafts a intriguing box. Shaped of lacquered mango wood, it takes the form of an egg. An intricate eggshell mosaic covers the sleek surfaces.
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Lacquer wood box, 'Royal Heritage Cat' (Thailand)
$27.99

Playful and coquettish, this cat personifies the most exclusive of felines, Thailand's Korat, or Si-Sawat cat, reserved only for royals and high-ranking officials. This cat of natural race has been bred in the royal cattery of Korat province since 13
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Lacquered boxes, 'Floral Octagons' (pair) (Thailand)
$19.99

Sleek black lacquer is strewn with brilliant flowers, each one painted by hand. Nantana Sompamitre creates the floral gardens on a matched pair of octagonal boxes. She carves mango wood into the desired shape and coats it with lacquer. Once dried it
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Lacquered boxes, 'Good Luck Turtles' (pair) (Thailand)
$42.99

Delicate blue flowers adorn the smooth shells of these charming turtles. Working with mango wood, Nantana Sompamitre creates a matched pair of boxes. In Thailand, turtles are symbols of good luck, revered for their longevity. Sompamitre carves wood i
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Lacquered boxes, 'Violets' (pair) (Thailand)
$35.19

Carving mango wood into spheres, Nantana Sompamitre creates a pair of delightful boxes. A violet motif adorns their smooth, lacquered surfaces. Sompamitre carves the desired shape and coats it with lacquer. Once dried it is polished, and another coat
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Lacquered wood box, 'Owl and Its Secrets' (Thailand)
$27.49

Wise and poised, this owl looks out upon with a secret in its heart. When its head is lifted, its body reveals a secret compartment. Nantana Sompamitre designs this box with a tinge of complicity and magnificent artistry. She carves the owl from mang
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Lacquered wood box, 'Secret Heart' (Thailand)
$24.99

Hand-carved from mango wood, this heart holds secret treasures. Nantana Sompamitre creates an enchanting box using traditional Thai techniques. She delicately paints pink flowers on the midnight beauty of rich black lacquer.
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Lacquered wood box, 'The King's Kitty Cat' (Thailand)
$29.99

Nantana Sompamitre transforms mango wood into a Korat or Si-Sawat cat. This natural breed originated in Ampur Pimai in the province of Korat where they have been bred in the royal cattery since 1350. Loved throughout Thailand, the elegant cat was onc
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Birds of Paradise' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$34.99

Birds of paradise bloom in splendid color on sleek black lacquer. Finely painted, they grace a trio of handcrafted boxes. Nantana Sompamitre presents an extraordinary example of Thai lacquer art.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Butterflies in Bloom' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$27.99

Colorful flowers blossom on the wings of butterflies transforming them into gems of Thai artistry. Nantana Sompamitre brings to life these admirable mango wood boxes with legendary lacquer techniques.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Carnation Bunnies' (pair) (Thailand)
$24.99

Wearing coats of radiant carnations, two charming bunnies are transformed into fascinating jewelry boxes. Nantana Sompamitre carves the boxes from mango wood and decorates them with Thailand's legendary lacquer artistry.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Fantastic Fish' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$22.99

Nantana Sompamitre crafts a captivating set of jewelry boxes to exhibit the lustrous beauty of Thailand's lacquer work. The fish glow like colorful gems that delicately decorate these mango wood boxes.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Fortunate Frogs' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$22.99

Bearers of good news, these frogs arrive beautifully attired with colorful flowers. Nantana Sompamitre transforms them into unique boxes that are carved from mango wood and decorated by hand with Thailand's legendary lacquer work.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Orchid Romance' (pair) (Thailand)
$29.49

Nantana Sompamitre recreates the exotic beauty of orchids for these exquisite mango wood boxes. She paints the imagery by hand, every delicate detail captured with experienced dedication to the legendary art of Thai lacquer.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Ruby Scintillation' (pair) (Thailand)
$22.99

Ruby stars lend their shimmering light to these jewelry boxes as they glow with the distinct artistry of Thai lacquer work. Nantana Sompamitre crafts the boxes by hand, coatings their mango wood surface with glossy lacquer obtained from natural produ
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Summer Phlox' (set of 4) (Thailand)
$23.99

Heralding summer, phlox blooms in delicate bouquets on sleek black lacquer. Finely hand-painted in white, violet, blue and pink, they grace four handcrafted boxes. Nantana Sompamitre presents an extraordinary example of Thai lacquer art.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Turtle Trends' (pair) (Thailand)
$22.99

With florid shells and elegant ornamentation, these turtles are perfect for treasuring keepsakes. Nantana Sompamitre carves the boxes from mango wood and decorates them by hand with Thailand's legendary lacquer artistry.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Violet Bunnies' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$29.49

Wearing coats of violet blossoms, three charming bunnies are transformed into fascinating boxes. Nantana Sompamitre carves the boxes from mango wood and decorates them with Thailand's legendary lacquer artistry.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Wild Ducks' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$29.99

Closely observant of wild animals, Nantana Sompamitre replicates the stately elegance of ducks for this trio of boxes. She carves the boxes from mango wood and perfectly details the ducks' feathers. Vivid, the ducks rejoice in the splendor of shimmer
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Lacquered wood jewelry boxes, 'Royal Turtles' (pair) (Thailand)
$32.99

Sporting golden shells, these turtles are perfect for treasuring keepsakes. Nantana Sompamitre carves the boxes from mango wood and decorates them with gold leaf accents.
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