A beautiful piece of jewelry deserves—no, practically demands—a beautiful place in which to reside when it's not being worn with pride by its owner. This lovely hinged jewelry box, featuring a felt-lined interior with single compartment and fashioned in genuine pewter decorated with a classic claddagh design, is the perfect and appropriately elegant way to store your most precious possessions.
• Crafted from genuine pewter composed of 95% tin with the balance made up of copper and antimony
• Guaranteed lead-free
• Adorned with a traditional claddagh symbol
• Felt-lined interior with single compartment
• Measures 3.5" x 2.25"
• Made by Mullingar Pewter
• Imported from Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
Did You Know? Humans have worn jewelry since the Stone Age, and jewelry boxes have existed for practically as long. Originally known as "jewel caskets," some jewelry boxes were finished with gold, silver, and ivory and were precious items themselves, regardless of the jewelry they contained.
About the Artists. The Irish men and women in Mullingar Pewter's workshop in County Westmeath, Ireland, create their extensive line of fine pewter gifts according to the highest standards and using traditional methods. The ancient craft of pewter making was revived by Mullingar Pewter in 1974. Their pieces are made by craftsmen specially trained to perform the old casting methods, meticulous assembly, and delicate hand finishing, skills that take years to acquire.