snuffbox

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snuffbox

a container, often of elaborate ornamental design, for holding small quantities of snuff
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It is inlaid into musical instruments, furniture and decorative boxes. Fashioned into buttons, beads and a host of functional objects from pens to flatware, mother of pearl lends a lustrous iridescence to everyday objects.
Tesco Extra at Arena Shopping Park donated items to make up the hampers with the youngsters adding decorative boxes and cards.
Perhaps these William Morris inspired decorative boxes and desk accessories from Harris & Jones could be just what you're after.
You could store the paperwork in decorative boxes and patterned files which could even match or complement the decor of your room.
Castilian, based here, has introduced a 19-piece Smithsonian Collection line, Including vases, trays, decorative boxes, wall art and a garden bench inspired by objects, concepts and architectural details in and around Smithsonian's 18 museums and archives.
Linley designs pieces ranging from decorative boxes to pieces of furniture such as coffee or console tables through to whole interiors.
The Central Library, Princess Square has demonstrations, Saturday, water colour painting 10-11.30am, silk painting on scarves 11am-12pm, decorative bags 12.30-1.30pm, calligraphy 1-3-pm, decorative boxes 1.30-2.30pm, hand-made cards 3-4pm.
They create a series of boxes, using hand tools and progressing to machine tools, incrementally building skills that lead to making hardwood tables and beautiful decorative boxes. After this training period, they spend three months as members of a production team in the workshop's emerging enterprise, supplying kid-friendly furnishings to inner-city child care centers.
Next to it is another of those decorative boxes, this one in the shape of a screaming man.
It's the reason steam irons have sleek curves, cars are candy apple red, and tissue is available in decorative boxes. The wonderful marriage of functionality and aesthetlics has been appreciated for decades.
Uses for the wood include cabinet work, marquetry, musical instruments, carving, decorative fittings, billiard cues and butts, drum sticks, organ pipes and decorative boxes and turned bowls.