A wall clock can serve as a stylish wall decoration in addition to telling time. Modern wall clocks use quartz movements run by battery power, while traditional wall clocks may rely on weights and pendulums.
Alarm clocks are a necessity to wake up and get moving in today's busy world. This site features and introduction to alarm clock styles, such as mechanical, electric, and battery operated.
Atomic clocks keep time by means of quartz crystals and periodic radio-controlled synchronization with the NIST atomic clock. Visitors to this website will find comparisons of radio-controlled clocks and watches.
Grandfather clocks not only keep time, they serve as beautiful and elegant pieces of furniture. A grandfather clock typically stands about 7 feet high and has a pendulum and weights beneath the clock.
This atomic clock, located in the town square and transportation hub of Berlin known as the Alexanderplatz, is considered a <i>world clock</i> because it displays the precise time for major capitals around the world.
Atomic clocks use the frequency of an atomic oscillator to measure the passage of time, and are the most accurate clocks in existence. This atomic clock showcases the time, the date, the day of the week, and the temperature.
Clocks are used throughout the world as a means of telling time. Atomic clocks in particular are trusted as the time-telling standard since they are the most accurate measurement available. This atomic clock shows both hands pointing to the twelve.
This clock guide features information and convenient links to wall clocks, atomic clocks, cuckoo clocks, grandfather clocks, alarm clocks, and wristwatches.
Cuckoo clocks may be relatively simple or incredibly detailed. This ornate wooden hand-carved cuckoo clock shows the time at almost two o-clock. The detailed carvings include a man chopping wood, two men drinking ale, and several people on the balcony.
This rendering of a cuckoo clock shows that is it just past four o'clock. The pendulum swings and the hour is chimed with a 'cuckoo' sound. This cuckoo clock also has a man and woman who come out on the balcony and dance around on the hour.
Cuckoo clocks are often wooden and may have a bird that comes out of a small door to commemorate the hour with a 'cuckoo' sound. This close-up of a wooden cuckoo clock shows the time to be twelve o'clock.
Grandfather clocks are popular for their characteristic chimes and timeless good looks. Learn about how grandfather clocks work with this helpful guide.
The image of a rectangular clock appears on a wall comprising light blue tiles. The clock is white with black accents, numbers, and hands. The hands of the clock, which read 4:35, cast a shadow on the white face.
A simple clock, with black numbers and black hands, is pictured on a red wall. The clock is the only item pictured on the wall, and is photographed so the clock is slightly off center and positioned to the right.
An elegant clock is hung on an exterior brick wall. A church and snow-covered mountains in the background indicate that the photograph was taken during the winter in a small, mountainous village.
A silver wall clock with a white face and black hands is photographed on a bright green wall. The time reads 9:30. The clock is photographed slightly off center, so not all numbers are visible. A light reflects off the silver portion of the wall clock.
A wooden wall clock with a white face and black hands is photographed on a wood bead board wall. The clock reads 12:00. The simple clock, placed on the rustic wall, evokes a feeling of understated, uncluttered simplicity.