How to Choose the Ideal Jewelry Box for a Woman

By Brown Articles Published 11/19/2011 | Jewelry

All women love jewelry and if you really cannot afford to buy an actual jewel for you woman, then you can consider purchasing a jewelry box that she will cherish as it contains her precious items. Women purchase quite a bit of jewelry during their lifetime, so this kind of present will no doubt be popular.

This means that at one point women no doubt will need a jewelry box to store their various items, such as necklaces, rings and earring, to name a few. There are a great variety of boxes available nowadays, ranging from wood, ceramic, metal and leather as well.

Wood and leather are the most popular and the easiest to find. Once the material has been chosen, there are endless options as far as shape, size, inside texture go, whether there are drawers, lids, or doors, and whether the box plays music. In almost all cases, a woman can find a box that fits her taste and her jewelry storage needs.

Functionality is a very important aspect of a jewelry box. If a woman owns a lot of necklaces, a taller jewelry box with a place to hang necklaces would be ideal. If she owns a lot of rings and smaller items, a box with drawers might be the best. It is also important to consider what type of fabric lines the inside of the jewelry box. Watch for any scratchy or rough fabrics that could scratch precious jewelry. Quality jewelry boxes will be lined with velvet of silk; some will also have suede. Suede and other soft fabrics are perfect for protecting jewelry from any damage, while simultaneously looking and feeling great.

Jewelry boxes are an excellent choice as a gift, as they are both practical and attractive, in addition, they will last for ages and are not only practical but they hold cherished items that are special for woman.

Jewelry boxes can be customized too, which make them all the more unique and special. Wood boxes can be hand carved, while metal, porcelain, or glass can be engraved with a special saying or piece of artwork. The unique gesture of customizing a box will make it even more special. Wood is the traditional gift for a five-year anniversary making a wooden box perfect. Not only will the box hold all a woman's precious jewelry, the box itself will have special value as it will represent a special time in the marriage.

You can also find boxes that play music when you open them, or feature dancing statuettes, or even offer the possibility of adding photos to them. Other jewelry boxes may be made to look like picture frames for added security. There are is an infinite choice as far as designs and materials go.