Though it has lost its original use, the
French snuff box remains a particularly interesting collector's item
due to the variety of its shapes, material used, but also due to its
originality, the fineness or richness of its manufacturing and
Jewellery that we love to show round, a
testimony to a certain elegance and way of life if not a faithful
companion, the snuff box played an important role in our
Thanks to endless varieties, we can only
but wonder how to start a collection.
Therefore, numerous collectors specialize
in a specific type of snuff boxes: either according to its shape, its
material, its decoration, colour or even what it used to
Nevertheless, the snuff box being an
accessory yet not produced or used anymore, it becomes more and more
difficult to come accross one.
Antique dealers, antique fairs or car
boot sales are therefore the only remaining places where it is still
possible to unearth one.
This is your own personal choice to find
out your line of action and to revive this yesteryears
Enjoy your collection !!!