Grandfather clocks are revered for their style and personality, as well as the elegance they can bring to your home. If you are looking for an accent piece for your home office or living room, then grandfather clocks can create a sophisticated sense of style. You often need a relatively large space to include a grandfather clock in your home décor, but we also carry smaller sized grandfather clocks if you are looking to liven up a modest space. Grandfather clocks are timeless pieces and even make the perfect gift for someone who is moving into a new home.>/p>
Grandfather Clock Styles At first glance it may appear that all grandfather clocks are on in the same; however, there are many different types of grandfather clocks made in unique period styles. You can choose a specific style that is either simple, ornate or somewhere in between. Match the stain and finish on grandfather clocks to the other furniture in your home.
Grandfather Clock Finishes There are many different finishes on grandfather clocks that make them perfect from modern to rustic décor. Traditional finishes on antique grandfather clocks are a light, dark, or reddish stain. Traditional grandfather clocks also come with a veneer finish that makes the clock shine as a centerpiece in your home. You can find hand-crafted grandfather clocks made from oak, cherry or mahogany wood.
Grandfather Clock Melodies Aside from the ornate wood casing and large pendulum, grandfather clocks have been popularized for their melodic chimes. You can grandfather clocks that have unique chimes, including Westminster chimes, Whittington chimes, Winchester chimes and more. Make sure that you listen to the chimes before purchasing your grandfather clock and that it comes with the ability to disable the feature at night if you prefer quiet when you are sleeping.
Grandmother Clocks In addition to grandfather clocks, grandmother clocks are a perfect addition for your home. Grandmother clocks are slightly different than grandfather clocks, as they are smaller in size and are marked by the signature ornate design. The smaller grandmother clocks play music similarly to grandfather clocks. If you like the style of grandfather clocks, but you are working with a small space, then a grandmother clock might be your best option because they are generally fit better into small rooms and hallways.
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