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How to Choose a Jewelry Box

Thanks to its central position on top of one of the main pieces of furniture in your bedroom, a jewelry box can be one of the first items to catch your eye: you definitely don't want it to look out of place!

Thanks to its central position on top of one of the main pieces of furniture in your bedroom, a jewelry box can be one of the first items to catch your eye: you definitely don't want it to look out of place! At the same time, it fulfills the important task of taking care of your most precious belongings, so durability and functionality are also vital things to consider.

Let's see what exactly you should keep in mind in order to choose a jewelry box that matches your bedroom as well as your practical needs.

How Big Should a Jewelry Box Be?

As small or big as you need it to be! It all depends on how many pieces of jewelry you already own and whether you plan on buying many more (be honest!). Making an inventory is also useful to determine how many of each type of items you own:

  • Lots of rings? Make sure you look for one that includes many ring slots, or else it'll be just as messy as not having a dedicated box for them;
  • Lots of bracelets and bangles? Then you need many small drawers, a compartmentalized tray or a box that offers plenty of room in its main compartment for stiffer pieces that don't fold (e.g. wooden or metal cuffs);
  • Lots of necklaces? Look for a large box where you can hang them or place them without damaging them or getting them tangled; if you have many long necklaces, you might want to consider a jewelry armoire instead.
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Should Your Jewelry Box Have a Lock?

In the unfortunate event of a burglary, a lock won't stop your box from being picked up and stolen, so your content insurance will be more useful for that matter. However, if you have kids or live with a few housemates, you might want to be on the safe side and choose a jewelry box with a lock.

Quick Tips

Let's go over the most important things to consider in order to choose a jewelry box that is both stylish and functional:

Tara Gosselin

Tara is a San Antonio-based award-winning landscape architect, writer and educator, passionate about eco-friendly solutions and growing her own food. She knows all it takes to help you create a sustainable backyard retreat that combines blissful charm with a modern take on landscaping.

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