Clamshell Box

Production time: Approximately 5 working days

Designed in-house by our brilliant team, our new Clamshell Boxes take their name from an old book-binding technique and can be ordered as an upgrade for both our Fine Art Books and Matted Albums.

The boxes have a nice structural flow with a hinged lid connected to the base. We use board made by a Dutch company with top eco-credentials and encase it in any of our pure Essential Cottons. As well as having a choice of colour, you can select either a soft-close magnetic clasp or have the box prettily tied-up with a ribbon. We can further personalise Clamshell Boxes with, foil blocking, printing or engraving. Click here for more details.

How will my Clamshell Box be shipped?

This will depend on the total weight of your basket when checking out.

  • Up to 1kg will be sent Royal Mail 1st Class Signed. This can be up to 1 x Prints Box
  • Over 1kg Either DHL or DPD (depending on your location)

How much is shipping?

The shipping costs are calculated during the checkout process and are based upon your delivery address.


  • Up to 1kg is sent Royal Mail 1st Class Signed – £4 + VAT
  • Over 1kg is sent DHL (£7.46 + VAT) or DPD (£8.29 + VAT) –  (Channel Islands and remote destinations may be a little more)


  • Up to 0.5 kg is sent airmail post – £4.95 + VAT
  • 0.5kg – 1kg is sent airmail post – £7.95 + VAT
  • Over 1kg is sent DHL and the price will vary depending on your address

Outside EU (Rest of World)

  • Up to 0.5kg is sent airmail post – £7.95 + VAT
  • 0.5kg – 1kg is sent airmail post – £14.95 + VAT
  • Over 1kg is sent DHL and the price will vary depending on your address

You can check the price by adding an item to your basket and completing the form for a price. Alternatively contact us and we’ll give you an estimate.

What if my delivery arrives damaged?

We use a bespoke packaging solution to minimise any damage in transition. However, please always check all packaging before accepting delivery. If your order is clearly damaged, please refuse delivery. If the box looks as if it has been subject to damage please sign for the delivery as “damaged”. In either case please notify us as soon as possible.

Can you deliver on a Saturday?

Yes. Saturday deliveries carry an additional charge and can be arranged on request. Please contact us for further information.

What if I’m located nearby, can I collect?

No problem, we’re keen to reduce our carbon footprint. Just choose to collect from Folio Albums HQ during checkout.

Do you ship outside the UK?

Yes, you can check shipping costs by adding items to your basket and using the “Calculate Shipping” option.

As you will be responsible for any import tax please check the rate for your country.

Folio Albums are only available to PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS.

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