Contemporary Grandfather Clock

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The grandfather clocks of old are a lovely time piece to have in the home, but today's more modern home wouldn't do such an amazing item justice. You need, instead, a contemporary grandfather clock that will better suit your space. These are just as attractive as the hand carved clocks of old, with the update you want for your modern home.

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A bit wacky floor clock featuring a tall tubular frame of 2 wide ribbon-like wavy slats of natural-finished plywood. Its base and top are round. It has a round bluish dial, black Roman numerals and hands, a bell and a mechanism of chromed metal.

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Modern grandfather clock

This rocket clock is designed by the British designer Charlie Turner. It features the white round dial, glazed panel, brushed silver coloured hour markers and chrome finish. It measures the 168 cm of high.

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This unusual clock inspired by cascading waterfall is a beautiful combination of functionality and stylish detail of interior decoration. Beautiful rock motifs downstairs, large slender pendulum and lovely shield with Roman numerals form a unique whole.

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Contemporary grandfather clock

This clock reminds me the clock from my granfather's home. It was exactly like this one, and was in the living room. It features the black color, large size, white face with Roman numerals and is made of hardwood and veneers.

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1958 George Nelson Grandfather Clock Swag Leg Model 2256 Usa Germany Rare

1958 George Nelson Grandfather Clock Swag Leg Model 2256 Usa Germany Rare

Grandfather clock in vintage style. It is mounted on metal frame with antique finish. Sophisticated accent for all kinds of interiors according to taste and need.

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Floor clocks uk

Unique grandfather clock in modern style. It is mounted on wooden base and fitted with pendulum. Suitable for residential and commercial premises. Sophisticated decoration for each room according to taste.

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Black grandfather clock

A stunning timepiece with remarkable design, this Grandfaher Clock is truly flawless in its form. Its intricate frame is crafted of premium metal, with a striking dial that displays Arabic numerals and has 2 metal white hands along with a silver-finished second hand.

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Contemporary grandfather clock

Contemporary grandfather clock.

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Rustic grandfather clocks

A contemporary interpretation of the so-called grandfather's clock. This urban floor clock with 1/4 inch mirror installed with its refined appeal, being the result of combining vintage and modern influences.

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Modern floor clock

Handcrafted with attention to every detail, this Grandfather Clock stands proudly on a floor, directing all eyes on its remarkable silhouette. Made of maple, ebony, bloodwood, and walnut, it also has a round aluminum base for stability, and decorative black accents.

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Buying Guide

The traditional classic look appeals to many people, but the modern style is also an appealing option. Many people like to find some middle ground between the two opposites when it comes to the décor in their homes. A great way to add class and elegance with a modern touch is a contemporary grandfather clock. A purchase like this isn't something that everybody will make in their lifetime, so if you're feeling a little nervous about going wrong, here are some of the things you should consider.

While traditional grandfather clocks are wooden, contemporary clocks can be seen in a variety of materials. One of the most common materials for modern clocks to be made from is metal, although they can still be found made from wood then painted and varnished with high gloss paint. Ultimately, there is almost no end to the number of different materials which are used to make modern furniture items, so it won't be difficult to find something that you love.

A grandfather clock will often look best in the largest room, and if that doesn't work, the room with the highest ceilings. This is why many grandfather clocks can be found in the hallway, where the room is high and narrow, the perfect shape to frame the clock. Before buying a grandfather clock, measure the height of the ceiling in the room you intend to put it. You can then get an idea of how far up the clock will reach.

Since grandfather clocks take up a fair amount of space, you need to make sure that you have the space to cater for it. If you can't immediately identify a part of the house that you would position the new clock, you may want to think about rearranging the furniture so that you have the extra space.

Cleaning a modern grandfather clock is not much different to cleaning a traditional grandfather clock in terms of regular cleaning, but the products you use will vary. Older grandfather clocks made from wood normally require gentle and careful cleaning with specialized products. However, modern clocks which are made from metal or other sturdy materials can often just be dusted and cleaned along with the rest of your household furniture. If in doubt, speak to the supplier and ask what they recommend you do with the clock in terms of maintenance. Consider also that you'll need to clean the top of your clock which could be quite high depending on the size.

If you have children, taking this into consideration when buying any piece of furniture is a necessity. Some modern grandfather clocks are certainly not traditionally shaped in that they don't stand on the floor, they hang on the wall. These tall clocks are most often suitable for homes with very high ceilings in order to allow enough space. Modern grandfather clocks which stand on the floor are normally as child-friendly as possible, although you should still exercise precautionary measures.

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71.75" Grandfather Clock

71.75" Grandfather Clock

Attractive tall rustic floor clock made of brown-finished wood. A decorated round face has a white dial and black Roman numerals and hands. It has a sturdy base with a curved apron. Chimes and a pendulum have a golden finish. It's battery-powered.

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Grand, luxurious grandfather clock made from walnut wood. It’s dark, brown colour has a traditional, pricey feeling to it. And just look at the finish and how detailed the ornamentations are! Just beautiful.

Industria 57.5" Chateau Standing Clock

Industria 57.5" Chateau Standing Clock

Cool vinatge style metal clock with a rust finish. A stand has 4 sleek legs with curved pointy bottom ends and straight crossbas, A pendulum hangs among legs. A round clock hangs into an outer ring, has a white dial, black Roman numerals and hands.

Beautiful grandfather clock

Why not go for a truly beautiful grandfather clock that still combines the amazing functionality of the traditional design with the modern appeal of the structure, made of strong wood and chrome metal mechanisms.

Grandfather clock modern

This so-called grandfather's clock is a mid-century, Danish masterpiece, designed by Arenskjold Antiques Art. Made from teakwood, it will add a lovely, classic touch in modern interiors.

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Modern Grandfather Clock

Funky grandfather clock

This Grandfather clock emanates with dramatic looks and breathtaking, optical illusion of numerous LED light reflections. It's a truly magnificent addition for modern interiors. Dimensions: 6'3" tall x 18" deep.

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A perfect choice for any fan of Tim Burton's movies or Alice in Wonderland - this stunning clock catches everyone's eye and is simply the most suitable option for all those, who need a significant boost of original appeal.

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Metal grandfather clock

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White grandfather clock for sale

Our factory in Germany manufactures many contemporary models such as this. Contact us for more details at www.hermleclock.com.

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Contemporary Grandfather Clock

Unique grandfather clocks

Floor clocks are usually searched in antique shops, but not this time. This is a contemporary grandfather clock. It presents pipe movement, with LED spotlights and a slightly curved glass door. Also his pendulum and the rest of the mechanisms are chromed.