Top Tips for Buying Antique Clocks

Top Tips for Buying Antique Clocks
Posted on 31 May 2017

If you are considering buying an antique clock, either to add to your collection or to start one off, make sure you read our buying guide that helps you decide on the best option before you buy.  Consider Something Luxurious Antique clocks are a statement, so why not consider something opulent? Antique bracket clocks are a great option for collectors who want something a little special to add to their room. Known as a symbol of 17th and 18th century luxury in English history, these ... Read More »

How was the Division of Time Decided?

How was the Division of Time Decided?
Posted on 30 May 2017

A lot of things in today’s world are figured out and displayed in a decimal numeral system (base 10), probably because this is easy for humans to count on their hands. However, the first civilisation recorded to measure time and divide the day into small parts, commonly used alternative numeral systems, specifically duodecimal (base 12) and sexagesimal (base 60). The records of Egyptians sundials make us believe that this was the first civilisation to create the concept of time. ... Read More »

5 Tips to Help Match Your Antique Clock with Your Interior Design

5 Tips to Help Match Your Antique Clock with Your Interior Design
Posted on 17 May 2017

Purchasing and taking your new antique clock home is an enthralling process. However, it is worth noting a few facts and features before taking your new collector’s item home. In this feature, we will go through all the interior considerations you need to make before you proudly display your new timepiece: 1. Antique Wall Clocks Should be Treated Like Art Wall clocks are particularly beautiful pieces and can be used to create a visually impacting ... Read More »

The ‘Golden Age of Clock-making’: A look at the industry developments in the 17th and 18th century

 The ‘Golden Age of Clock-making’: A look at the industry developments in the 17th and 18th century
Posted on 09 May 2017

The 17th and 18th centuries are renowned in English history for several reasons. King James I united the crowns of Scotland and England; whilst the 18th century brought the establishment of the Kingdom of Great Britain. In a time of such fundamental changes and adaption, the clock-making industry followed suit, but in a spectacular fashion. Referred to as the ‘Golden Age of Clock-makin... Read More »

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