Category: Early american furniture styles

Three Things to Look for When Buying Furniture

Traditional furniture styles

The changes in furniture styles throughout history have been astronomical. The materials, ornamentation, and uses of furniture have been in flux for thousands of years, giving today’s furniture stores a bevy of options.

Findings dating back to 3100 B.C. include a range of unique stone furniture found in Skara Brae, a Neolithic village that was experiencing a shortage of wood in Orkney, its village. Wood has long been a favorite material for traditional furniture styles, including the heavy, oak furniture favored in the Middle Ages which was carved with intricate ornamental designs. Early american furniture styles were quite opposite of the

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