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Industrial Design Student - Final Year, Northumbria University

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How do different cultures treat heirlooms their history?

We as humans all have memories and we're all biologically programmed to respond to sight, sound, touch and so on. Heirlooms and trinkets play on these senses and allow a fantastic view into the past. How do different cultures and societies treat heirlooms?

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    • Nov 27 2013: Do you recon you could expand on that? Its a fair point, I'd just like hear it in full.
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        • Nov 27 2013: Thats an incredibly fair and just argument. There could be many cases for things to be re-used, or recycled rather than stored.

          What about the small things, the little things we keep as momento's, that hold more memory and sentiment than a photograph?

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