What happens when you open Pandora’s box?
In mythology Pandora opened a jar left in her care containing sickness, death and many other unspecified evils which were then released into the world. From this story has grown the idiom “to open a Pandora’s box”, meaning to do or start something that will cause many unforeseen problems.
What is a Hungarian secret box?
Beautifully painted and hand-carved, these intricate wooden boxes are more than simply a place to store jewelry or trinkets: the Hungarian secret box can only be opened by those who know how, with a combination of hidden panels and locks guarding its contents.