One of the most beautiful items that are made with leather is jewelry boxes. Leather jewelry boxes come in many different sizes, shapes and colors. Because leather is so soft and flexible you can use it for very small, detailed items. The leather jewelry boxes here give you an idea of just how fancy and detailed you can make an item out of leather.
Since you can make leather any color you can get a leather jewelry box in any color you want. But black, brown and red or tan is the most common colors. Now the leather boxes that make up a jewelry box are not made with just solid leather. Most of the time the actual box and all the smaller boxes and compartments are made of a more rigid material.
Then leather is tacked, glued or nailed onto the outside of them for a nice finished look. They use many different kinds of leather on leather jewelry boxes. Cowhide, pigskin, goat and lamb are the most common. The leather is often split thin so it’s more flexible and can be trimmed easier. Decorative tacks and hardware then go over the leather.
A leather jewelry box will last a lifetime with proper care. Don’t get it wet, keep it out of humid areas, and try not to dry it out in hot areas. Avoid placing it in bright sunlight. A leather jewelry box is a beautiful gift for that special lady. So check them out and see all the different styles of leather jewelry boxes you can find.