The History of Antique Bracket Clocks

The History of Antique Bracket Clocks
Posted on 24 August 2016

Antique bracket clocks are from the 17th and 18th century, hand-crafted and beautiful in a wide range of designs which were mainly placed within the home as an elegant addition to any room. The price of these made them a luxury item, and a status symbol. Typically, antique bracket clocks were made from woods such as ebony, and the trends of the time, would be dependent on the style of ornate designs, changing regularly, making each piece notably different for its time period. They wer... Read More »

Learn from this expert advice on buying antiques

Learn from this expert advice on buying antiques
Posted on 17 August 2016

 When entering the antiques market, it is difficult to find a decisive list of what exactly you need to be looking for to find a piece worth your investment. So here is a little bit of advice from the experts on buying your treasured antiques. Key points to consider: The Movement You should be sure to check that the movement actually belongs to the dial, the timepiece will massively decrease in value. The main sign to look for here is if there are additional holes no... Read More »

How does a pendulum clock work?

How does a pendulum clock work?
Posted on 10 August 2016

 Pendulum clocks are a true work of art, their gentle tick-tock fills you with a sense of calm and their beauty stands out among the crowd, but how do they actually work? Read on to find out: Unlike modern clocks today which don’t actually make much of a sound, pendulum clocks make that satisfying sound because they are mechanical, powered by being wound on a regular basis, as opposed to today’s clocks which are more often than not run by batteries. The winding of these cl... Read More »

A brief history of antique carriage clocks

A brief history of antique carriage clocks
Posted on 05 August 2016

 A carriage clock is a small, but robust device of beauty that will never go out of style. Delve into the depths of their origins with this brief overview of the carriage clock’s history, and let it help you to find you next antique treasure for your collection. Otherwise known as “officer’s clocks” the carriage clock holds a spring driven movement within its delicately designed casing. Originally developed in France in the early 19th century, story has... Read More »

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