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Heirloom

An asset passed down within a family for several generations. Heirlooms refer to personal property, such jewelry or furniture, and not to major assets like real estate. Heirlooms often have intrinsic value, but because they may appeal to a limited demographic (family members and collectors), they may be illiquid.
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If you wish to grow the safest, healthiest and tastiest vegetables at home, then you should certainly go with heirloom seeds.
11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beekman 1802 today announced the launch of their new Heirloom Home Collection, exclusively at Bloomingdales.
The Village invites home gardeners to bring the best of their gardens to the Agricultural Fair and submit over 50 varieties of heirloom vegetables, herbs, and flowers to be judged using nineteenth-century criteria.
CORN Heirlooms Won't store as long, but the varieety (green, indigo, red) is mind bogging
The more obvious family heirlooms are the ones that appear on TV every week on the Antiques Roadshow.
People who love their heirlooms want to grow the same plants that have been grown for hundreds of years," says Peter Hatch, director of gardens and grounds at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The aim behind exhibiting these rare family heirlooms is to provide an insight into the bygone era.
Almost all heirlooms are considered products of natural pollination, generally not derived from hybridizing, grafts or other human intervention.
He died 10 years later, leaving it among a box of heirlooms in his will.
Summary: A Thai designer has used his family heirlooms to make a Au3 million tiara for his pampered pet dog.
With the abundance of heirlooms during the short season upon us, chefs are getting creative with the fabulous gems.