zzof. Clock. October 09th , 2017.
These outdoor clocks are an interesting and unique gift for the outdoorsmen and people who are active outdoors. They are useful when placed out in your work shed, your patio, or your garage. A nautical design is useful and ads a nice decorative touch to any boat. If you know someone who owns a boat a nautical wall-clocks makes an awesome gift. Don`t forget about poolside wall-clocks. A nice back lit weather proof clock can really add a decorative accent to your backyard pool. The possibilities for these large weather proof time pieces are endless.
How to Find a Nice Wall Clock. When you need a clock for your home most people just think of functionality and that there is really only one important determining factor when picking a clock, price. You`ll find that there is a world of artistic clocks available other than a traditional plastic black clock with nothing but hands and a case. These days, people are wanting their home to represent their interests and choice of style. For that reason there are plenty of reasons to look into a clock that matches your style and your house. So the question is, what kind of decorative clocks are available in the marketplace?
A wall clock will be quite striking and will catch every guest`s attention, however remember that if the room is already overloaded, this is not a good option. If you have plenty of space, a clear and simple wall clock to match the rest of the decoration can be a unique piece.
The Hands of Time - Wall Clocks. The first time pieces started approximately 6,000 years ago for religious rituals. These devises were often candles and lamps. Farmers used sections of time for planting, growing and harvesting. It was not necessary to know the exact time.
The next instrument was Sundials from Egypt which marked the daily progress of the suns movement across the sky. This method was known to be accurate and useful. You can still purchase clocks that look like sundials today. These were made of brass and only the rich could afford them. Briton transformed the brass dials with painted ones. These were inexpensive and clocks started being used for decoration as well as keeping time.
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