What Kind of Wood is Used to Make a Jewelry Box?

When making a jewelry box, the material you choose for the case can make a huge difference in its appearance. The most common wood choices are Mahogany, Walnut, Cherry, Douglas fir, and birch. Each has their own distinctive characteristics and benefits.


One of the most popular woods for making jewelry boxes is cherry. Cherry is prized for its natural luster, attractive grain, and warm reddish glow. Keeping jewelry box made of cherry wood is unique and will blend well with any decor style. In addition to cherry, there are many other types of wood that can be used for jewelry boxes, including mahogany and walnut.

A jewelry box made of cherry is solid, and measures about sixteen inches long, ten inches wide, and four and a half inches high. The box features two removable trays and a set of dividers under the trays. Its interior is lined with green cotton velvet, and the entire piece is finished with a polished varnish.

A cherry jewelry box can be a decorative piece for your living room, or an arts and crafts object in itself. It's especially suitable for rooms with an Asian-style decor, or for dark rooms. Adding lights to it will help it stand out against a dark background and add to the overall ambience of your room. A cherry jewelry box can be paired with a wood watch box to complete the look.


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