Heirloom Furniture: A Piece of Your History to Pass Down to Future Generations

Hand Crafted Heirloom Furniture Sustainable

Does the word heirloom conjurer up images of your grandparents house? When you went home for the holidays did your Auntie point out the dishes or lamp you will inherit one day. Maybe you cringe at the thought, then you move into your first home and graciously accept a hodgepodge of mismatched, scratched up furniture because it is free and better than sitting or eating on the floor.  You thought you would only keep your childhood dresser until you found something better, but now you just can't seem to part with it and all the stories associated. That's the power of heirloom furniture.

What is Heirloom Furniture

Heirloom means quality, the finest caliber materials and impeccable craftsmanship that is meant to last for generations. These are not throw away pieces, but designed to last both structurally and aesthetically.

But It Doesn't Go With Anything

That is alright, it does not have to match. Heirloom furniture is a way to celebrate your history and bring it forward to share with your family. The story behind an heirloom holds the meaning and if the color is really hideous do not be afraid to reupholster, restain or repurpose an item to fit your current lifestyle.

Start an Heirloom Tradition

Getting married, starting a family, create your own story to pass down to your children by buying heirloom quality furniture now and hand it down to the next generation.  Masaya & Co specializes in handcrafting heirloom quality furniture from sustainable woods with unique one of kind patterns that are timeless.

Masaya & Co Amador Rocking Chair

 The Amador Rocking Chair will look beautiful in a nursery to rock a little one to sleep, in a nook to enjoy your morning coffee, or on a covered patio to listen to the wind. How you use it may not be how the next generation enjoys it, but this collection of sustainable furniture will be sure to last.

Already have an heirloom that has been in your family for generations. Go to our social media pages Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and share your story.

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Savvy

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