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  • Biscuit tin


    Biscuit tins factory samples, c. 1870 – 1930Biscuit tins are utilitarian or decorative containers used to package and sell biscuits (such as those served during tea) and some confectionery. They are commonly found in households in Great Britain, Ireland, and Commonwealth countries, but also on continental Europe and French Canada. Popularity in the United States and English Canada spread later in the 20th century. Because of their attractive appearance, biscuit tins have often been used by charities and by some visitor attractions as fundraising devices since the value of the biscuits in a biscuit tin is substantially less than the price that many customers will happily pay for a tin of biscuits.

  • Decorative box


    18th-century German gold and mother of pearl snuffbox Chinese mother of pearl lacquer box with peony decor Ming Dynasty Elizabeth E Copeland (1866–1957) covered Box, circa 1915 metalwork, silver and cloisonné, Los Angeles County Museum of Art A decorative box is a form of packaging that is generally more than just functional, but also intended to be decorative and artistic. Many such boxes are used for promotional packaging, both commercially and privately. Historical objects are usually called caskets if larger than a few inches in more than one dimension, with only smaller ones called boxes.

  • Tin box


    A variety of tins with hinged covers used to package breath mints. These are often known as "flip top cans" A tin box is a tinplate container. Tinplate metal is primarily steel with a very thin tin coating. Tin-free steel is also used. In some cultures, these boxes or cans are referred to as "tin boxes" or sometimes even "tins". Many “tin boxes” have hinged or removable lids or covers. Some people collect tin boxes as a hobby.

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