This altered altoid tin was made by creating a faux rust finish and mother of pearl buttons on the lid and making a tiny box frame/shadowbox.

Inside is an original gem tintype from the 1860s inside of a nest made from a vintage doily. On the other side is a collage of an original envelope (1902) and an engraving of a bird (1912).

It measures 2.25″ x 3.75″ (6cm x 9cm). The cost is £65 with free worldwide shipping. Please let me know if you have any [read more]