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The Many Uses of Wooden Boxes

6/17/2014 10:16 AM

Wooden boxes are so common; most people don’t give much thought as to their uses. This was even truer years ago, before plastics and resins became commonplace, and tools made metalwork easier and cheaper
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Posted in History By Mike Fisher

Most Expensive Jewelry Boxes

6/9/2014 2:36 PM

Throughout history, jewelry boxes were handcrafted luxuries that only the wealthy could afford. Artisans created boxes for royal households, members of the clergy, and other affluent patrons who loved using them to store their valuable jewelry. Often the boxes were works of art in their own right, inlayed with precious gemstones and metals, as they needed to be worthy of the elite who would own them.


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Posted in History By Mike Fisher

History of Puzzle Boxes

3/25/2014 10:50 AM

The creation of puzzle boxes originated in the Hakone region of Japan in the 1800’s. These boxes were originally created for workers who needed to safeguard their tools. Each box required a set of twists and turns to open. The trick was to determine the correct set of movements to open a specific box.
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Posted in History By Mike Fisher

History of Cribbage

3/7/2014 4:04 PM

Cribbage is a card game with a long and colorful history.
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Posted in History By Mike Fisher

American Jewelry Box History

2/18/2014 11:03 AM

Throughout history, jewelry boxes were handcrafted luxuries that only the wealthy could afford with artisans creating boxes for royal households, members of the clergy, and other affluent patrons.
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Posted in History By Mike Fisher

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