Trinket box is the modern day derivative of Limoges Box. Tracing back to the 18th century, when it became a noble collectible for some of the most prestigious royalties. The boxes were originally used to send love poems, engagement rings and other special trinkets between lovers and friends. The technique of making jeweled trinkets is complex and involves repeated applications and firings to create the intricate details and depth of the colour for each design. It is baked, polished and plated with gold or silver trim and finished with handset crystal stones for a dazzling accent to the enamel. The trinket boxes are hinged with magnet closures. Perfect for storing stud earrings or other pieces of small jewellery on your dressing table or as a decorative feature around the home. Treasured Trinket boxes make charming gifts to celebrate a special occasion or simply to brighten someone's day!