When many people usually think of jewelry, what they think of first is how to better use jewelry to decorate themselves, but few people will think of those various and very charming jewelry box, the following to give everyone popular science some historical knowledge of jewelry box.
Humans have worn jewelry since the Stone Age, and jewelry boxes have been around since ancient times. The history of jewelry boxes dates back centuries. Jewel boxes were originally called "jewel caskets". For generations, jewelry boxes have been designed and made by skilled craftsmen. Early jewelry boxes were made of metal and decorated with gold, silver, copper and ivory. Even without the jewels, they are valuable works of art in and of themselves.
The industrial revolution gave rise to the concept of mass production. It enabled the middle class of society to buy ornaments like jewelry boxes and other necessities. Because the jewelry box can be mass-produced, and the cost involved in mass production is lower. These jewelry boxes are becoming cheaper and cheaper for a growing middle class that is becoming interested in luxury goods.
From 1904 to 1918, jewelry boxes began to be mass-produced. In this era, gold and silver jewelry boxes have become very common. Silver-plated jewelry boxes are considered antique jewelry boxes and are very rare. Other types of antique jewelry boxes include commemorative ceramic commemorative boxes; And jewelry boxes made of ivory. Although they were designed later, they are very rare on the market. Their finishes are very durable. Therefore, these antique jewelry boxes can still be passed down.
In the early years of the 20th century, American women yearned for big-city fashion and were able to achieve it in popular mail-order catalogs. Jewelry boxes became a popular "fashion" item in the mail-order industry and were also sold in jewelry stores.
These days, jewelry boxes are more than just places to store jewelry. Jewelry boxes are known as ornate ornaments and women can decorate their lives with their jewelry.