Walnut is an exceptionally strong and hard wood without being excessively heavy. It tends to hold its shape very well - and this durability, along with its other qualities, have given it a reputation as one of the finest woodworking woods. It has been a choice for ornate, highly carved, intricate furniture for hundreds of years. In fact, some of the highest quality furniture ever made was carved of walnut.
Walnut has a rich brown finish, sometimes with dark or purplish streaks, and is prized for its color and grain. Walnut was once were primarily associated with traditional decor but new designs are opened up its use again.
At ClassyMirrors.com, we have a large selection of beautiful walnut pieces. From minimally designed large mirrors
to beautifully intricate double chain carved decorative mirrors
If properly cared for, walnut furniture can last a lifetime. This is another one of the reasons walnut is such a sought after wood for furniture, frames, and mirrors, since such a high-quality item can become an heirloom, passed down from parent to child for some generations. A decorative wall mirror
purchased today on ClassyMirrors.com could become an antique heirloom in some descendant’s home one hundred years from now. That is the beauty of walnut furniture, it’s strength and durability allow it to last a lifetime.