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Family heirlooms can be just about anything, as long as there is monetary or sentimental value attached. As heirlooms get passed down over time, their mystique grows. In this section we'll examine everything to do with passing down heirlooms and receiving them.

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What do your family heirlooms say about you?

It might be a gold watch, a tattered dress, or even a piece of string, but a family heirloom has an intrinsic value. It also says something about you. What does it say? We'll take a look.


Quiz: Family Heirlooms 101

 Quiz: Family Heirlooms 101

Our family heirlooms 101 quiz will test your knowledge on what's worth saving and insuring. Take a quiz on family heirlooms 101 at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Most Common Heirlooms

 10 Most Common Heirlooms

Can you identify the 10 most common heirlooms? Learn about the 10 most common heirlooms at TLC Family. See more »

5 Things to Do Before Passing Down an Heirloom

 5 Things to Do Before Passing Down an Heirloom

These 5 things to do before passing down an heirloom will help you avoid family confusion and strife. Read 5 things to do before passing down an heirloom. See more »

5 Things To Set Aside for Children Before They're Born

 5 Things To Set Aside for Children Before They're Born

Knowing 5 things to set aside for your children before they're born can save a lot of headaches in the long run. Get ideas for what to set aside for your kids. See more »

Top 5 Things People Rarely Pass Down, But Should

 Top 5 Things People Rarely Pass Down, But Should

These 5 things people rarely pass down maybe surprise you. Read about 5 things people rarely pass down, but should. See more »

5 Tips for Dividing Up Your Family Heirlooms

 5 Tips for Dividing Up Your Family Heirlooms

These 5 tips for dividing up your family heirlooms can help you manage your estate. Read some tips for dividing up family heirlooms. See more »

5 Wacky Family Heirlooms

 5 Wacky Family Heirlooms

These 5 wacky family heirlooms aren't just your run-of-the-mill jewelry, antiques and furniture. Read about 5 wacky family heirlooms. See more »

5 Ways to Reset Vintage Jewelry

 5 Ways to Reset Vintage Jewelry

These 5 ways to reset vintage jewelry will help you liven up those old classics. Read about 5 ways to reset vintage jewelry. See more »

How to Care For Antique Books

 How to Care For Antique Books

Need to know how to care for antique books? Learning about caring for antique books at TLC Family. See more »

How to Care For Home Movies

 How to Care For Home Movies

Want to know how to care for home movies? Read about caring for and preserving home movies at TLC Family. See more »