Southwestern Furniture

Published: 25th April 2008
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Southwest Style Furniture.

When you think of Southwest come to your mind images of sun, blue skies and the beauty of the American Southwestern region.

Is in this area of our country that a particular furniture style was born. Also called New Mexican, Taos or Santa Fe style. Most of the designs you will find available share common design, features.

Most of this furniture is hand carved and the quality ones are made from scratch. Southwest style furniture is very special. With it's warm earthy tones complement other styles. Elaborated furniture can feature painstakingly hand carved panes, legs and aprons.

This style originated in areas of New Mexico & Arizona. Their simplicity was driven by the scarcity of materials. Early Spanish settlers used primarily pine wood, wood pegs instead of iron for example. Influenced by Native American, Colonial Spanish & Mexican cultures the style has been growing in popularity.

With the Internet revolution dozens of websites offer now online catalogs with their designs. Next time you come across a website with this particular furniture take a look and note their differences some have very plain straight lines not really having the entire Southwestern look.

A good furniture designer & manufacturer will put a lot of care in their products. Attention to detail is important. Giving furniture an old look not too rustic will result in elegant pieces you can enjoy for years to come.

We invite you to visit and browse our catalog, of elegant Southwestern furniture. here at

Great Southwest Furniture Design, Inc.
http://www.greatswfurniture.com

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