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Jewellery, Keepsake and Memory Boxes

What better way to celebrate and remember a wedding, anniversary or birth than with a custom made keepsake box? We can design and construct a jewellery or keepsake box to your requirements.

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'Salmon' Box

D: 250mm W: 200mm H: 87mm

Privately commissioned watch box. European walnut with top panel in Indian silver greywood and dyed veneers.

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'Butterfly Girl' Box

D: 200mm W: 250mm H: 87mm

Privately commissioned christening box. Burr walnut with top panel in aspen and burr walnut.

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'Turtle' Box

D: 240mm W: 300mm H: 95mm

Privately commissioned box. Burr walnut with turtle logo in maple. Inner maple panel with walnut lettering.

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'Lovebirds' Box

D: 200mm W: 250mm H: 87mm

Privately commissioned memory box. Burr walnut with top panel in aspen and marquetry in cherry and walnut.

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Parisian Box

D: 165mm W: 200mm H: 78mm

Privately commissioned jewellery box. European walnut with marquetry top in zebrano, cherry, sycamore and walnut burr.

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Parisian Kiss Box

D: 165mm W: 200mm H: 78mm

Privately commissioned jewellery box. European walnut with marquetry top in zebrano, cherry, sycamore and walnut burr.


 
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Business Card Box

D: 165mm W: 200mm H: 78mm

Velour-lined box interior Detachable lid

Box commissioned by a business networking group to hold their members' cards for passing round at their meetings. The lid was made detachable (with magnetic catches) and fitted with a stand so that it can be used on the 'top table' during the meeting.


 
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1-Para Medal Box

D: 165mm W: 200mm H: 78mm

Velour-lined box interior

Privately commissioned box for medals and associated memorabilia. European walnut with pear top panel featuring the insignia of 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment.


This box was Highly Commended in the Advanced Applied class at the Marquetry Society's Annual Exhibition 2013

 
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Olive Wedding Box

D: 240mm W: 300mm H: 95mm

Privately commissioned document box in quartered burr walnut and quilted willow panel with olive branch and butterflies design (supplied by the client). Internal panel of sycamore and walnut, set into European olive wood.


 
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Butterflies Cabinet

D: 100mm W: 295mm H: 395mm


Privately commissioned jewellery cabinet in beech with original butterflies and flowers design in walnut, sycamore, beech colourwood and dyed veneers.


 
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'Sunset' and 'Daytime' Boxes

D: 165mm W: 200mm H: 78mm

Privately commissioned jewellery boxes in European walnut.


 
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Hummingbird Box

D: 165mm W: 200mm H: 78mm

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Jewellery box with full tray in European walnut with birds' eye maple top. This box was Highly Commended at the 2011 National Marquetry Exhibition

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Celtic-Indian Cufflink Box

H: 65mm W: 270mm D: 205 mm

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Commissioned by a newly-wed for her husband, this box has a Celtic/Indian fusion design, supplied by the client, which reflects their respective cultural heritages. The background is book-matched walnut burr.


 
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Celtic Goose Box

H: 45mm W: 150mm D: 150mm

Privately commissioned box with flying geese design and Celtic knot internal design. As this was a gift for a Pearl Wedding Anniversary the centre of the knot design was set with a split pearl.


 
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Book Box

H: 360mm W: 270mm D: 74mm

A4 Document box in quartered walnut burr with faux-silk lining.

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Basketweave Box

D: 130mm W: 130mm H: 50mm

Hinged box in walnut with basketweave design and internal oval with rose motif.

Principal veneers used are walnut (box), sycamore (weave), birds-eye maple (side panels), aspen (oval) and pear (petals)

This box was awarded the Artistic Merit Cup at the Marquetry Society's Annual Exhibition 2009.

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QJS Marquetry & Web Design
15 Newport Road, Eccleshall, ST21 6BE
01785 850614