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Melodious Music Boxes

Updated on January 18, 2013

Beautiful music boxes make wonderful presents!

As a musician, I love to constantly listen to music! It doesn't matter what style or composer some times, it is just nice to hear beautiful music. So, what do musicians and music lovers like to receive as a special present? How about an amazing music box to listen to whenever the heart desires. Whether it is a holiday, birthday, or just an important moment, consider these as a present to your loved one.

Lovely music boxes

to listen to

all year round!

Butterfly Stained Glass Music Box - by Ardleigh Elliot

Louis Comfort Tiffany-Style Beauty Takes Wing Collectible Butterfly Music Box by Ardleigh Elliott
Louis Comfort Tiffany-Style Beauty Takes Wing Collectible Butterfly Music Box by Ardleigh Elliott

"Butterfly Music Box, Tiffany-inspired Stained Glass Design! Porcelain with Crystalline Gems and Platinum, a Limited Edition! - If you love the stained glass artistry style of the master artisan Louis Comfort Tiffany, you'll want to take a serious look at "Beauty Takes Wing". It's an exquisite Ardleigh Elliott collectible music box featuring the look of stained glass inspired by the era of Louis Comfort Tiffany. The luminous colors of the butterfly design will mesmerize you.Time consuming crafting and an edition of just 95 firing days strictly limit the availability of "Beauty Takes Wing." Demand is expected to be unusually strong, so order now to avoid disappointment."


Crystalline Dolphins - by Ardleigh Elliot

Dolphin Majesty Music Box by The Bradford Exchange
Dolphin Majesty Music Box by The Bradford Exchange

"Experience the Music and Majesty of the Seas - The sea is an enchanted world filled with creatures of sparkling color and majesty. Now, captured by acclaimed artist Christian Riese Lassen, frosted dolphins rise majestically from glistening crystalline waves atop this stunning music box. Demand for this well-known artist's work is high, so those interested in owning this music box from Ardleigh Elliot collectible music boxes should order today."


A Piano Music Box - by Ardleigh Elliot

Lena Liu The Wind Beneath My Wings Musical Piano
Lena Liu The Wind Beneath My Wings Musical Piano

"Inspire someone you love with an uplifting message set to music! "Wind Beneath My Wings" music box sets the spirit soaring with its beloved melody and exquisite artwork from acclaimed artist Lena Liu. This piano-shaped music box is the first in an exclusive collection that is a celebration of hope for all the important people in your life.Crafted of fine Heirloom Porcelain(R) with shimmering 22K gold accents, the music box has a delicate butterfly and floral design accompanied by key lyrics from the inspiring song. This is the perfect gift for a daughter, mother, sister, grandparent, friend - anyone special in your life. It's also a wonderful keepsake for you."


Christmas music boxes

make wonderful presents!

Nativity Music Box

Gold Label 2-1/2-Inch Mini Illuminated Music Box, Nativity
Gold Label 2-1/2-Inch Mini Illuminated Music Box, Nativity

"This keepsake-quality miniature music box makes a captivating addition to the holiday season on a bedside table, office desk, or snuggled onto a decorated mantelpiece. Measuring approximately 2-1/2 inches square by 2 inches high, the classic box design features a warm-toned wooden body with a flip-up glass top. When the cover is opened, the handcrafted Nativity scene inside comes to life with tiny figures turning round and round and lovely illumination to light the momentous occasion. Accompanied by a wind-up rendition of "Silent Night," this touching piece keeps the true spirit of the season on display."


White Christmas ~ Christmas & Classic Songs - by Crosley

Crosley White Christmas Music Box
Crosley White Christmas Music Box

"This decorative holiday style box features a glass-topped lid that when opened, brings the merry ice skaters to life. It plays 30 tunes with 15 holiday and 15 all time classics, as the figurines gracefully maneuver on the miniature pond scene. Includes the following 30 tunes: 15 Christmas Carols - The First Noel, Oh Come All Ye Faithful, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Silent Night, Jingle Bells, Away in a Manger, Deck the Halls, Here we Come a Caroling, 12 Days of Christmas, Joy to the World, Good King Wenceslas, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Up on the Housetop, We Wish you a Merry Christmas, Oh Little Town of Bethlehem. 15 All Time Tunes - Blue Danube, Can-Can, Skater's Waltz, The Entertainer, Let me call you Sweetheart, The Band Played On, Beautiful Dreamer, Danny Boy, For Me and My Gal, O you Beautiful Doll, Shine on Harvest Moon, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, While Strolling Through the Park, East Side West Side, Give My Regards to Broadway."


An Old Fashioned Christmas - by Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade Holiday Lights Masterpiece Music Box
Thomas Kinkade Holiday Lights Masterpiece Music Box

"No one depicts the wide-eyed wonder and sweet nostalgia of an old-fashioned Christmas better than Thomas Kinkade, America's most-collected living artist! Now, you can watch a moving, musical Painter of Light(TM) masterpiece spring to life in a first-of-a-kind collectible Thomas Kinkade animated holiday village music box. Friends and family will delight in the horse-drawn sleigh that circles the cobblestone bridge on a clever magnetic movement, while Santa and his reindeer "fly" overhead!Enjoy a grand celebration of holiday spirit with this exquisite limited-edition wooden music box, available exclusively from Ardleigh Elliott. This handcrafted, hand-painted Thomas Kinkade animated holiday village masterpiece is aglow with multi-colored fiber optic lights in the buildings and trees. A lid of crystal clear glass displays the festive holiday village whether the box is open or closed. As the perfect finishing touch it plays a medley of 12 beloved Holiday carols."


~ Thomas Kinkade ~

Inspirational Artist

The Garden of Prayer - by Thomas Kinkade & Ardleigh Elliot

Bradford Exchange Ardleigh Elliott Thomas Kinkade Garden of Prayer Faith Music Box
Bradford Exchange Ardleigh Elliott Thomas Kinkade Garden of Prayer Faith Music Box

"Enjoy the beauty and inspiration this religious music box brings to every day! The first-ever musical prayer box to feature the inspiring artistry of Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light, it is crafted of lustrous Heirloom Porcelain and has a specially designed compartment to holds your most earnest prayers. The exterior showcases the peaceful serenity of Mr. Kinkade's painting, Garden of Prayer - what a lovely religious inspirational gift! This limited-edition religious decor also features a quotation from the Bible beneath the lid. It plays the melody of "You'll Never Walk Alone." A tangible symbol of the power of prayer, it makes a very special religious inspirational gift too, so don't wait."


The Serenity Prayer

by Reinhold Niebuhr

& William Spence

The Serenity Prayer

Thomas Kinkade Pools Of Serenity Music Box by The Bradford Exchange
Thomas Kinkade Pools Of Serenity Music Box by The Bradford Exchange

"Enjoy the tranquil beauty of Thomas Kinkade's artwork and the beloved "Serenity Prayer," together for the first time in this Heirloom Porcelain(R) music box! The hand-painted sculptural lid recreates Mr. Kinkade's "Garden of Prayer" artwork, which is then reproduced in a glorious, 22K gold-accented panorama around the base. Lift the lid of this exclusive, limited-edition Thomas Kinkade collectible music box from Ardleigh Elliott and reveal the "Serenity Prayer" in 22K gold script! Plays the inspirational melody "You'll Never Walk Alone." "


God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change;

Courage to change the things I can;

And wisdom to know the difference.

Living one day at a time;

Enjoying one moment at a time;

Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;

Taking, as He did, this sinful world

As it is, not as I would have it;

Trusting that He will make all things right If I surrender to His Will;

So that I may be reasonably

happy in this life

And supremely happy with Him

Forever and ever in the next.

Lighthouse & Lantern Music Box

Thomas Kinkade Light Of Peace Collectible Lighthouse Music Box by The Bradford Exchange
Thomas Kinkade Light Of Peace Collectible Lighthouse Music Box by The Bradford Exchange

"Thomas Kinkade Lighthouse Illuminated Collectible Lantern Is a Welcome Beacon of Faith! Take a luminous journey to a peaceful shore with this limited-edition first-ever Thomas Kinkade lighthouse collectible illuminated lantern, exclusively from Ardleigh Elliott. It's unique design combines an authentic-looking lantern with a hand-blown glass shade. Inside the glass lies a hand-painted sculptural adaptation of a beloved Thomas Kinkade lighthouse scene. It's Heirloom Porcelain(R) base shimmers with bands of 22K gold and showcases even more Thomas Kinkade lighthouse art!You'll be amazed by the details of this unusual lighthouse gift! It's lit from within by a glowing light at the top of the lantern. Just above the base you'll see Mr. Kinkade's signature, reproduced in gleaming gold. It even plays "Somewhere Out There." "


Have a lovely day!

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      Fay Favored 

      6 years ago from USA

      These ae so lovely. I really like music boxes and used to have a large collection.

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      6 years ago

      I know it's a bit off topic... but the music box at the very top, it looks like it's from Pandora Hearts. WANT!!! O.O (musician and anime freak combination! X3 )

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      8 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      @ShamanicShift: Thank you, Elizabeth! =D

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      8 years ago

      Fascinating topic and beautiful examples -- blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      8 years ago

      Music boxes have fascinated me since I was a child. Great looking boxes.

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      8 years ago

      You just brought back sweet memories for me of how Shelly and I saw music boxes in a shop in International falls as children and chose a blue metal box with jewels on top to save our allowance for. We were so plased with our purchase and I inherited the box when we were older. You have chosen some beauties to show here! Nicely done and a pleasure to visit!

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      Elizabeth Sheppard 

      8 years ago from Bowling Green, Kentucky

      I love music boxes too! What a great lens. Thanks for sharing this information. It is great!

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      Liz Mackay 

      8 years ago from United Kingdom

      I like the harp-shaped one. What a fascinating subject.

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      8 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      @anonymous: I love all kinds of music boxes. I'll check out SF Music Boxes and maybe add some here. Thanks!

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      8 years ago

      I've always loved music boxes and Elliot makes some of the most beautiful ones around. You might also like The San Francisco Music Box Company. They do more of the traditional one with gorgeous wooden boxes and complex mechanisms.

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      Rhonda Albom 

      8 years ago from New Zealand

      I love music boxes. I have a special one that my MIL gave me. This lens is lovely. I learned about music boxes, but also about the serenity prayer, I had only ever heard the first three lines. Interesting.

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      Heather Burns 

      9 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      love music boxes, and collect them. love the lens, lensrolling to my music box gifts lens.

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      9 years ago

      They're gorgeous!

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      divacratus 2 

      9 years ago


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      9 years ago

      Beautiful music boxes. Congrats on selling some.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      9 years ago from United States

      These are all beautiful! I agree, they do make wonderful Christmas gifts to give and to receive:)

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      Seeking Pearls 

      9 years ago from Pueblo West

      These are gorgeous music boxes. The butterfly music box is so beautiful-my favorite.

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      oztoo lm 

      9 years ago

      What beautiful music boxes. They'd really make delightful gifts!

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      Sandy Mertens 

      9 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      These are beautiful!


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