Family weapon is a personalized with family symbols heirloom, which handed down from one generation to another.
A family emblem and/or family motto are located on the blade, hilt and sheath of a family weapon.
Normally a family weapon is ordered and purchased by a family member. It can be manufactured as well on the initiative of close friends as a peculiar present. But in any case there is no doubt that a family weapon would become the heirloom.