Oblong Leather Box

by The Little Leather Box Company

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A smart handmade luxuriously lined leather box with a hinged lid that you can have personalised.

The ideal gift for Christmas, also Christenings, Confirmations, Bar Mitzvahs, or that special Birthday or Anniversary, the 3rd being leather. Our little boxes also make unusual Wedding 'favours' (brilliant for bridesmaids, Best Man, ushers, parents, hens and friends), commemorative or corporate bespoke gifts.

These leather boxes are ethically sourced, fairly traded and handmade, using traditional techniques to work the leather which is then coloured and polished, making them wonderfully good to touch with that distinctive smell of real leather. When embossed to personalise, each box becomes a unique present that will give a lifetime of pleasure to the recipient.

All our leather boxes are handmade exclusively for us in our own contemporary designs and colours - Hot Orange, Navy Blue and Peacock Blue. Orange boxes are lined in dark green, navy in red, and peacock in black.

To show just how much you care why not have your present personalised?

Choose from names, initials and/or dates and, with our hot foil stamping process we'll apply your choice of lettering in silver or gold. Up to nine characters (excluding full stops) can be embossed on one line, in Times Roman 22-point (CAPS only). A second line can be added, typically for dates.

If you are asking for initials, please specify whether you would like full stops, or not.

If you love our little leather boxes why not take one in every colour? They’re ideal for favourite jewellery and cufflinks, watches, keeping tiny desk accessories and all sort of bits & bobs!

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Our leather boxes are handmade for us, using age-old traditional skills in our own contemporary colours and designs. The colours are derived from environmentally friendly natural vegetable dyes.

As colours can fade if exposed to sunlight over a lengthy period, we recommend that the boxes are kept out of bright light.

The carcases of the boxes are made from strong card, the hinged lids being slightly padded, giving them a ‘plush’ feel.

All our leather boxes are lined with a soft Italian fabric that we call suede velvet, which gives their interiors a luxurious feel and appearance.

We specialise in the art of gold and silver blocking

This traditional method of embossing on leather is now an almost extinct skill. It involves setting brass type into a 'chase' that goes into a heavy hot foiling machine. The lid of a box is secured on a pro-forma shape, which in turn is fastened to the machine’s table. Exact positioning is essential to ensure that the imprint is central and square, before inserting the foil used to give the embossing the desired colour, and lowering the chase to make the impression.

This process calls for considerable care and attention to detail, giving our boxes an expensive and exclusive appearance.

The boxes require no maintenance, other than an occasional wipe. To restore their natural lustre we recommend the use of a high quality matching or neutral leather polish, followed by gentle buffing with a soft cloth. Treated in this way one of our boxes will give many years of pleasure to the owner, as well as serving as a stylish reminder of the generosity of the giver, and that special occasion.


12 x 9 x 4cm, c.85g

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11 customer reviews

  • Thu 29 May 2014

    V impressed at the personalised service and at the quality of the product.

  • Thu 24 Apr 2014

    The box is very stylish and a lovely keepsake for an 18th Birthday. The Little Leather Box Company was extremely helpful and made sure we received the box in time, despite a rather last minute order. Excellent quality and very smooth service.

  • Thu 24 Apr 2014


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