Music boxes still seem to be as popular today as they once especially when being given as a gift. Many of the older styles were tiny little boxes that were able to produce music through the use of pins and cylinders. While they are looked at as being small items, going back in history they could vary in size. Most often these were found sitting on tabletops as a form of adornment. Some originated from artisans who put a great deal of work into these and for those that have stood through the passing of time they have quite a value attached to them.
It certainly is a gift that is still well received today when some thoughtful gift giver purchases them. They are a gift that any little girl loves to receive and will proudly display in an area where all can see it. They will spend many times just opening the music box to be able to enjoy the music that it is playing. One of the great advantages about purchasing music boxes is that they come with such a variety of music and tunes that one can be purchased that is applicable to the gift recipient.