What is trinket box? What are trinket boxes used for? Trinket boxes are ideal for keeping your jewellery and keepsakes safe oras a decorative addition to any space. The trinket box became popular during the Victorian era when people enjoyed adding souvenirs and tchotchkes to their homes. Nowadays, you can also use them as your wedding bombonieres, which is an integral part of your gift, and something that your guests can use after the wedding for jewellery or other knick knacks. Whether it’s a gift for a first birthday, christening or other special occasion, make sure your loved ones have somewhere to store their most treasured memories with a piece from these desinger trinket boxes collection.