Antique Clocks: Built To Last
When it comes to hanging clocks on your wall, you probably went to the local department store and picked up any old clock. As long as it told time, it was good enough to hang on the wall. Of course, it had to look nice, too. However, you were limited to the selection the store had to offer and who knew if it was going to work for very long. You should have waited and searched out an antique clock.
Hand Made Clocks
An antique clock adds more flavor to the wall you hang it on. It’s likely lived for many years and, if it still works, that’s because it was made to last. It’s a beautiful piece of machinery that was likely hand made. That means that great detail went into making the antique clock, so you know it was built correctly.
Antique clocks can be found at flea markets, garage sales, antique auctions or even on the internet. One of the most famous types of antique clock is the grandfather clock. The grandfather antique clock stands four, sometimes six feet in height or more and emits a bell every hour on the hour. It adds an aura of mastery and mystery to your home. That’s the allure of having an antique clock hanging on your wall.
Antique clocks may be more expensive than the ones you find in your local department store but they’re made to last so you know the money will be well worth it. Also, think of the history that the clock has seen. Think of all the walls it’s hung on, watching families age, watching children grow up, go to school, graduate and go on to start families of their own. These clocks are actually time pieces into history. This you can’t get from a cheap clock you buy at your local store.
So, go out and find an antique clock today and take pride in knowing that your clock has withstood the test of time and will continue to tell time for many years to come. You can find good deals online at some auction sites or you can go to your local antique store and try to get them to give you a good deal. However you get your antique clock, hang it on your wall with pride and know that it’s ready to tell you the time whenever you need it to.