10 Most Common Heirlooms



You may not have a convenient place to wear your grandfather's pocket watch, but chances are that it has pride of place in a drawer or chest somewhere. Timepieces, from grandfather and grandmother clocks to stone sundials, are almost a cliché when it comes to heirlooms. The lesson is explicit, and the timepieces themselves are a testament to the ingenuity and craftsmanship of past generations.