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Custom Clam Shell Box | Personalized Storage Box | Portfolio Box | Conservation Clam Shell Box | Wedding Mementos Storage Box
Made to order. You design, we walk you through the process.

Note: All photos in this listing are examples of what is possible.
WE GLADLY PROVIDE COVER MOCK UPS. See what your clam shell box will look like before ordering.
Text and/or image on cover or spine is no extra charge.
Precise craftsmanship makes these boxes a treasure.
We have a wide variety of colors to choose from for the covering, inside and out.
All acid free materials.

This listing is for a box that houses content that is no more than 8 x 8 x 1 inch. (20.6 cm x 20.6 cm x 2.5 cm.)
If you need a clam shell box to house content of a DIFFERENT SIZE, be in touch! We'll send you a price quote and create a custom listing for you.

This clam shell combines perfectly with our 8 x 8" scrapbook / photo booth album: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TransientBooks?section_id=7519440

CLAM SHELL BOXES provide books, photos and documents of all kinds with maximum protection from dust, light, and man-handling by enclosing the content in a hard-back, cloth or paper covered box measured to fit down to the millimeter.
They are also outstanding when used as portfolios or for presenting thesis, collections of photography…whatever you can imagine. There’s nothing like opening one for the first time. Ideal for protecting first edition books or collector's items.

FIRST you zoom in on the fifth photo above, the color palette.

SECOND, tell us your color choices for
outside case boards: (canvas or paper)
raised walls (paper):
inside floors (paper):

THIRD, tell us if you’d like
Text on the cover? (Please specify font and placement)
Image inlaid on cover? (Please specify placement and approximate size. Send us jpeg image as an email attachment.)
(No extra charge for any of these.)

AND LASTLY, send us a message with all this news. Do let us know of any questions or ideas at all!

And that's it.

The possibilities are infinite! E-mail us with any questions or ideas.


Frequently asked questions about TransientBooks

We gladly GIFT WRAP, no extra cost. Just let us know you're interested.
We gladly do custom orders! Our turn around varies, do consult.
And, we're very happy to provide cover mock ups free of charge. Just let us know what you have in mind.
We gladly offer wholesale or bulk order discounts. Just let us know what you're interested in.
On all custom orders we provide cover mock ups before creating your book.

Custom Clam Shell Box, 8 x 8 x 1" content. Wedding Mementos Storage Box. Portfolio Box. Drop Spine Box. Clams Shell for First Edition Books.


  • Handmade item
  • Occasion: Wedding
  • Materials: binders board, ink, acid free, cover paper, pva glue, binding canvas
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 516 reviews
  • Favorited by: 28 people