You don't need much to master the art of the DIY jewelry box! Basic stained wood and felt will do the trick: here's a free tutorial. Heres the tutorial for the jewelry boxes josh wants to make the girls, with dividers included in the instructions
Recently finished this piece for submission to an upcoming showing at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. As often seems to happen, I find a nice piece of wood and then figure out what kind of box will be a good match.