Home Clocks Buying Guide
These days, when you want to know what time it is, what do you do? You will most likely be reaching for your mobile phone or look at the computer monitor or microwave. Clocks seem almost antiquated by our measure of daily life, but certain clocks can be very specialized in their function, or simply looks like a piece of art in your home.
Types of Clocks
- Pendulum clocks are classic and traditional pieces. Personalised pendulum clocks provide an interesting movement for young children to watch and enable them to drift off to sleep peacefully.
- Outdoor antique clocks can be fixed on the garden wall. They have an antique distressed metal finish and is fully waterproof. Antique clock and thermometer may have the added advantage of rotating.
- Projection clocks offer a unique way to read time in the middle of the night. These clocks feature a digital display, a calendar, indoor and outdoor temperature dual band and alarm.
- Folding alarm clocks feature an electro-luminous dial, snooze button, and beep alarm.
- Solar clocks use solar power for daytime and battery power for the alarm and use at night. Solar digital clocks features split second accuracy via the radio controlled signal that it receives.
- Wall clocks are usually large and battery operated. They are made of wood, metal or plastic and features quartz movement for accuracy.
- Double sided clocks can be attached to a wall or ceiling for added appeal. These weather resistant clocks are so ideal for home or garden use.
- Handmade cuckoo clocks made from high-grade Scandinavian redwood pine make excellent gifts.
- Desk clocks are practical accessories that can be kept on the desk, bedside or the desktop. Clocks made from sterling silver and featuring roman numerals around the face make a smart piece.
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