zzof. Clock. October 29th , 2017.
The first antique wall clocks were called lanterns. They were made out of brass, very heavy and were hung on walls. The concept of personal clocks was introduced in the 17th century.
Large Wall Clocks - Stylish, Trendy, Practical. Large wall clocks are one of the more recent and dramatic decorating trends. They`re "in" in a big way - and for a host of very good reasons. For starters, the clocks are stylish, trendy, decorative, practical and widely available at prices from ridiculously expensive to embarrassingly cheap. Anyone planning a major or minor do-over to change the look and character of any room in the home, and that includes a patio or porch, should give serious consideration to a large wall clock as an important element in the face lift.
Outdoor Patio Clocks - All Kinds of Uses. A clock for the outdoors has all the advantages of an indoor-clock and is even more useful. They are every bit the decorating center piece of an indoor-clock only they can be useful in more places, and come with additional functionality not often found in an indoor clock. Outdoor-clocks make an excellent gift for anyone who enjoys being outdoors.
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.
We are all familiar with the indoor wall-clock as decorative and useful addition to virtual any room in our homes and offices. What we may not realize is that clocks make great outdoor decorative pieces too. The minimum requirement for a worthy clock is that it is weather proof, or at least water resistant. Water resistant clocks are better suited to dryer climates, or on a sheltered patio. If you live in a climate like the Northwestern United states, or the UK you will want to have a fully water proof weather resistant outdoor-clock. They are not hard to find.
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