Jewelry - Boxes Wood

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Jewelry - Boxes Wood - 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

Cedar box, 'Star' (Peru)
$57.99

Superbly crafted of natural cedar wood, this small but handsome chest features hand carved motifs. Javier Ramirez creates an intricate and precise star pattern in low relief. His original design is perfect for personal treasures.
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Cedar box, 'Virtues' (Peru)
$39.99

Crafted of natural cedar wood, this box is perfect for keeping small items. Javier Ramirez creates the piece, carving the handsome decorative motifs by hand.
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Cedar chest of drawers, 'Colonial' (Peru)
$109.99

Carefully crafted and painted by hand, this beautiful chest of drawers by Antonio Rojas organizes jewelry and keepsakes. Classic medallions grace the front, sides and rounded lid. The chest features six drawers with wrought iron pulls, and an antique
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Decoupage jewelry box, 'Archangels' (Mexico)
$49.99

Ana Maria Gonzalez invokes the presence of three archangels, Gabriel, Raphael and Michael to guard treasured keepsakes. The Mexican artist uses their images through decoupage techniques to adorn this unique pinewood jewelry box.
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Decoupage jewelry box, 'Fashionista' (Mexico)
$34.99

This octagonal pinewood jewelry box emulates an antique. By Ana Maria Gonzalez, it is adorned with decoupage images of fashionable ladies from bygone times.
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Ebony jewelry box, 'Lotus Bloom' (Indonesia)
$41.99

Lotus blooms emerge delicately on this jewelry box, the diamond pattern suggesting the beauty of ancient Balinese craftsmanship. Wayan Rendah carves the piece from ebony wood, as a natural finish exalts the dark allure of the grain.
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Ebony jewelry box, 'Majestic' (India)
On sale - now 87.99 - was $109.99

Majestic ebony becomes a jewelry box of surreal beauty through the art of India. Suresh and Devender Garg presents this hand-carved box featuring the ornate jali technique, that results in symmetrical lattice patterns. Featuring brass hinges, the box
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Ebony jewelry box, 'Rama and the Golden Deer' (Indonesia)
$62.99

A scene from the famed Hindu Ramayana epic finds delicate expression on this handcrafted box. Rawana, the evil ogre-king, becomes obsessed with Sita, completely enchanted by her beauty. Hoping to obtain her as a concubine, Rawana sends one of his kni
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Eggshell mosaic box, 'Dazzling Diamond' (square) (Thailand)
$24.99

Dazzling on a sleek, dark square, 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 bo
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Eggshell mosaic box, 'Radiant Sky' (Thailand)
$32.99

Graced by a radiant mosaic, dark lacquer reveals ancient techniques brought to Thailand from China centuries ago. Nantana Sompamitre crafts a decorative box of dramatic beauty. Once the wood is carved into the desired shape, it is coated with lacquer
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Eggshell mosaic jewelry box, 'Fireworks' (Thailand)
$44.99

Like fireworks bursting through the night sky, this eggshell mosaic brings beautiful artistry. It decorates a mango wood jewelry box featuring a lacquer finish in a design by Thailand's Nantana Sompamitre.
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Eggshell mosaic jewelry box, 'Shining Diamond' (Thailand)
$42.99

Dazzling on sleek, dark lacquer, a mosaic diamond arises from an ancient craft technique. Nantana Sompamitre crafts a jewelry box of dramatic beauty. Shaped of mango wood, it boasts motifs of intricate eggshell mosaic. The box features two velvet lin
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Eggshell mosaic jewelry box, 'Stripes' (Thailand)
$39.99

Dazzling on sleek, dark lacquer, diagonal stripes reveal an ancient craft technique. Nantana Sompamitre crafts a jewelry box of dramatic beauty. Shaped of mango wood, it boasts motifs of intricate eggshell mosaic. The box is lined in red velvet.
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Lacquered box, 'Emerald Blossoms' (Thailand)
$22.99

Emerald petals form a delicate floral motif, their cool allure illuminating black lacquer. Working with mango wood, Nantana Sompamitre creates a mesmerizing box. She carves the desired shape and coats it with lacquer. Once dried it is polished, and a
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Lacquered wood box, 'Comfy Hen' (Thailand)
$49.99

Nestled comfortably and poised elegantly, this hen watches the world around her. Her presence inspires this original box, ideal for the kitchen decor. Nantana Sompamitre brings to life this admirable mango wood box with the extraordinary art of Thai
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Lacquered wood box, 'Golden Day Out' (Thailand)
On sale - now 38.39 - was $47.99

Walking through a forest of golden foliage, a family of elephants enjoys a day of leisure. This scene of tradition is inspired by the mural paintings of central Thailand. Nantana Sompamitre hand-carves the statuette from mango wood and coats it with
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Lacquered wood box, 'Wild Mallard' (Thailand)
$89.99

Working with the finest of brushes, Nantana Sompamitre details the elegant plumage of a wild mallard duck. The hand-carved box is serenely beautiful, an extraordinary example of traditional Thai lacquer work.
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Nickel and wood boxes, 'Spiral Wave' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$39.99

Tiny blooms leave their imprints upon dazzling nickel plates. They adorn the lids of these captivating boxes by Wittaya. Resplendent in Thai elegance, the three boxes are individually carved of rain tree wood and crafted by hand.
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Walnut jewelry box, 'A Walk in the Forest' (India)
$199.99

M. Ayub portrays animals of all kinds, sculpted by hand in low relief on an original jewelry box. Intricately carved from natural walnut wood, the box features two interior compartments lined with velvet. The box also features a magic lock and can be
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Brave Dragon' (India)
$64.99

Superbly carved in high relief, a dragon stands guard on a jewelry box. More brave guardians parade around the sides. M. Ayub selects Kashmiri walnut wood for its beautiful grain and extreme hardness to demonstrate his skill. Lined in velvet, a lift-
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Camel' (India)
$81.99

Smooth panels of natural wood are centered with the regal presence of a camel. Carving walnut wood by hand, M. Ayub crafts a delightful jewelry box. Lined with velvet, the box features twin compartments. The box also features a magic lock and can be
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Ecstatic Art Blossom' (India)
$299.99

Smooth panels of natural walnut wood are framed with intricate floral motifs, carved by hand. M. Ayub crafts a delightful octagonal jewelry box. The lid is adorned with birds resting under a tree. Lined with velvet, the box features a lift-out tray a
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Eden Tree' (India)
$100.99

Covered with blossoms, a tree recalls the Garden of Eden. Delicately sculpted by hand, it adorns a jewelry box by M. Ayub. He crafts the piece with upper and lower compartments, lined in velvet. Ayub works in prized walnut wood, polished with an agat
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Eternal Attraction' (India)
$77.99

The unmatched allure of Indian artistry inspires this original jewelry box, where delicate blooms flourish in the fertile grain of walnut wood. Presented by M. Ayub, the piece is carved entirely by hand, exalting the material's natural essence. Featu
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Hummingbird Tree' (India)
$124.99

Perched in a tree filled with flowers, hummingbirds bring their magic to this lovely design. M. Ayub demonstrates his mastery in fine Indian walnut wood, its hard beauty a challenge to wood carvers. The sleek oval coffer is lined in velvet and featur
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Kashmir Valley' (India)
$99.99

Suggesting the scenic beauty of the Kashmir valley, this jewelry box mesmerizes with its meticulous floridity. Leaves and petals appear in breathtaking symmetry, as M. Ayub hand-carves the intricate details from walnut wood. The box features a secret
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Kashmiri Flower' (India)
$60.99

A floral design of singular delicacy graces this sleek Kashmiri box. M. Ayub carves walnut surfaces to reflect regional artistry. The velvet-lined box features a secret locking mechanism and can be opened by sliding the lower front panel of the box t
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Walnut jewelry box, 'Tree of Love' (India)
$49.99

Wild beauty grows strong with every branch and flower of a mysterious tree, rendering this box unique. Expertly hand-carved from walnut wood by M. Ayub, this box is a testimony of carving traditions that have excelled throughout time. Lined with velv
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Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Birds in Wonderland' (India)
$104.99

Nestled within a florid wonderland, birds chirp warm greetings. M. Ayub designs the lavish composition, which he then carves by hand with admirable detail. The walnut wood jewelry box is lined with velvet and features a removable tray. The box also f
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Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Diamond Blossom' (India)
$144.99

An intricate floral blossom relief centers this beautiful diamond-shaped walnut wood jewelry box. Indian artisan M. Ayub carefully handcrafts the box's design as well as the fine imagery gracing its surface, offering a wonderful way to store keepsake
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Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Loyal Dragon' (India)
$79.99

Regarded as a creature of benevolent heart, this Asian dragon is destined to guard treasured jewelries. M. Ayub carves the relief work from a single block of walnut wood with exquisite detailed finesse. The box is lined with velvet and features a rem
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Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Spring Flowers' (India)
$69.99

Spring flowers envelop this alluring walnut wood jewelry box, zealously guarding treasures in its velvet-lined interior and lift-out tray. The box features a secret locking mechanism, and the box is unlocked by sliding its lower front panel to the ri
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Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Sunflower Mandalas' (India)
$192.99

Sunflower mandalas blossom with mystical beauty in a lavish composition by M. Ayub. He carves it by hand with sublime detail for a unique walnut wood jewelry box. It is lined with velvet and features a removable tray. The box also features a secret l
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Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Treasured Roses' (India)
$52.99

This jewelry box is bursting with floral exuberance. It is carved by hand by India's M. Ayub from noble walnut wood in the shape of a classic treasure chest. The box is lined with velvet and fitted with a removable tray; the upper and lower sections
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Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Triumphant Elephants' (India)
$104.99

Elephants raise their trunks in triumph as they reach the top of a hill. M. Ayub details their victorious presence as he carves this jewelry box by hand of noble walnut wood. His expertise is evident as he carves the relief work on the lid from a sin
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Walnut wood jewelry box, 'Wild Ivy' (India)
$99.99

Growing wild and rampant, ivy leaves cover this jewelry box with precious beauty. M. Ayub designs the lavish composition, which he then carves by hand with admirable detail. The walnut wood jewelry box is lined with velvet and features a removable tr
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Wood and cotton jewelry box, 'Heart of Rose' (Guatemala)
$49.99

From Patricio Coroy, this handsome box is crafted from Guatemalan alder wood. The wood's light tones receive a dark stain, and the coffer is shaped like a heart. Colorful cotton fabric, handwoven on a backstrap loom, adds beauty to this design.
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Wood decorative box, 'Ashanti Chief' (Ghana)
$59.99

Meticulously carved and painted by hand, this charming bowl and lid derive from Ghana's Ashanti people. "This is an ancient item used by Ashanti chiefs and queen mothers to keep their rich ornaments. For a long time, these were no longer carved but w
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Wood decorative box, 'Lake Reflections' (Mexico)
$77.99

Storks and seagulls land on the shores of crystal lakes inspiring Adelina Rendon's art. She paints the birds' silhouettes in green over a blue background in the style of Olinala, which traditionally praises the surrounding nature. This legendary lacq
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Wood jewelry box, 'Akan Queen' (Ghana)
$49.99

By Ahmed Baba Osmanu, this design is named Ahenema Adaka, Akan for "Queen's Coffer." He shapes the jewelry box of sese wood and carves ornamental motifs along the edges. An Ashanti style throne graces the lid, and embossed aluminum adornments appear
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Wood jewelry box, 'Dragon Fortunes' (India)
$87.99

An emblem of good luck according to the Buddhist faith, this fearsome dragon is destined to guard personal treasures. M. Ayub carves the dragon in detailed high relief work to adorn this versatile jewelry box. Featuring two internal compartments line
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Wood jewelry box, 'Elephant Forest' (India)
$89.99

Rows of handsome elephants lend natural texture to this walnut gift box as they parade through a dense forest. M. Ayub carves the wood by hand, as patient techniques extract breathtaking details. The box is lined in velvet and the top shelf can be re
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Wood jewelry box, 'Flower Man of Bali' (Indonesia)
$74.99

Nature blossoms into a paradisiacal treasure, assuming the face of man in traditional Balinese headgear. A noble guardian, he is transformed into a spectacular jewelry box by the talented Gung Gus. The oval shaped box is carved by hand of local croco
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Wood jewelry box, 'Flower Woman of Bali' (Indonesia)
$67.99

Nature blossoms into a paradisiacal treasure, assuming the face of woman wearing a traditional Balinese dance crown. A noble guardian, she is transformed into a spectacular jewelry box by the talented Gung Gus. The oval shaped box is carved by hand o
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Wood jewelry box, 'Gecko Guardian' (Ghana)
$49.99

By Ahmed Baba Osmanu, this novel jewelry box is steeped in West African tradition. He shapes the piece of sese wood and carves ornamental motifs along the edges. A gecko stands guard on the lid, and embossed aluminum adornments appear on the sides. I
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Wood jewelry box, 'Ivy Cameo' (India)
$75.99

A magic window reveals a world of fantasy populated by sophisticated ivy branches, their framed beauty rendering this jewelry box unique. Carving with vast elegance, M. Ayub creates this extraordinary jewelry box from Kashmiri walnut wood. The box op
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Wood jewelry box, 'Kashmiri Delight' (India)
$96.99

Like a scene from mystic legends, tiny birds pose perched amidst vines tasting sweet grapes and bordered by a leaf frame. An inspired work rich in detail and hand-carving perfection, this versatile walnut wood box evidences M. Ayub excellence. The ma
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Wood jewelry box, 'Legend of Sita and the Golden Deer I' (Indonesia)
$59.99

Hand-carved with sublime detail from crocodile wood, this most captivating jewelry box features a scene from the famed Hindu epic Ramayana. Wayan Rendah uses the white grain of crocodile wood to depict a chapter in the lives of Rama and his beloved w
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Wood jewelry box, 'Legend of Sita and the Golden Deer II' (Indonesia)
$67.99

Beautiful Sita encounters a golden deer, but as the Ramayana will tell, this deer is a foe. Wayan Rendah transfers this scene of intrigue to create this most mesmerizing jewelry box. The piece is hand-carved with sublime detail from crocodile wood, w
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Wood jewelry box, 'Peace Equals Harmony with Nature' (Indonesia)
$37.99

Roses bloom on a serene feminine face. The beautiful woman smiles seductively as a monarch butterfly poses briefly on the blossom. Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya sculpts the form from crocodile wood, painting the smooth features by hand. Lined in velvet, th
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Wood jewelry box, 'Proud Giraffe' (Ghana)
$67.99

Ahmed Baba Osmanu hand-carves a handsome jewelry box, similar to those once given to victorious warriors. This sese wood box is decorated with elephant motifs embossed on aluminum, as well as a proud giraffe on the box's lid.
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Wood jewelry box, 'Rope and Flower' (Ghana)
$59.99

Encased in this jewelry box is a sentiment for tradition, for women have stored their treasured accessories in similar boxes from time immemorial. Madam Adwoa and the artisans at her workshop, Onyame Akwan Dooso, use hand-made tools to work the sese
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Wood jewelry box, 'Royal Coffer' (India)
On sale - now 87.99 - was $109.99

Lacy motifs in classic jali or openwork surround delicate floral bouquets. Suresh and Devender Garg presents this exquisite jewelry box, hand-carved from kadam wood. It emulates the coffers that once held royal treasures. A wooden knob operates the l
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Wood jewelry box, 'Walnut Forest' (India)
$109.99

An intricate floral design emerges from the natural grain of walnut wood, creating a textured impression of Indian artistry. M. Ayub crafts and carves the piece by hand, its intoxicating elegance an expression of time-honored techniques. The box is l
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Wood jewelry box, 'Wilderness' (India)
$64.99

Flowers that blossom wild and rampant inspire the vibrant design of this jewelry box from Suresh and Devender Garg. It is carved by hand from kadam wood with detailed artistry in India's legendary jali openwork.
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Wood jewelry box, 'Zongo Chief' (Ghana)
$64.99

By Ahmed Baba Osmanu, this unusual jewelry box is named Akwati Sarki, or "King's Box" in the Hausa language. On its lid, a crocodile speaks to popular wisdom of traditional adinkra symbols, this one representing adaptability. Elephants, embossed in a
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Wood jewelry boxes, 'The Goddess and the Elephants' (pair) (Indonesia)
$59.99

The rich grain of sono wood takes on exotic contours in the shape of these handsome jewelry boxes. Hand-carved by Wayan Rendah, they feature carvings on both inner and outer surfaces. The larger box depicts a pair of elephants, while the smaller port
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