As one of the focal points in any room, a mantel should be treated with the same level of attention to detail as a console table. Lend style and functionality to this area is by incorporating them with unusual mantel clocks. Practical with touches of whimsy, these types of clocks will make your fireplace more interesting as it adds another layer of your personality. Whether you’re into chic pieces or vintage styles, these options from our design team will tickle your fancy.
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With a minimalistic appeal, these unusual mantel clocks are ideal for compact spaces. Its minimal silhouette and numberless design add touches of industrial styling. Made completely from metal and finished with a vintage inspired coating.
Turn this into an accent piece on the mantel by placing it on a stack of books or a wooden block to add height. When selecting a wood riser, opt for one in a dark stain for a contrasting palette. Or you can choose a similar wood tone to the clock to make it look like one whole piece.
These unique mantel clocks are a joy to look at under its clear dome. Intricate mechanical operating mechanisms are visible to see its inner workings. It features analog numerals and comes with a passing bell strike chime.
This unusual mantel clock is a vintage piece from the 1960s. A gorgeous one-of-a-kind timepiece with a dusty pink exterior encasing an ivory face. It features raised gold numerals with chrome detailing for a timeless look.
Perfect for eclectic and midcentury modern spaces. Its chic combination of soft pink and gold accents would look great atop a white or a black mantel. Mix it with other quirky items such as tapered candle sticks, concrete vases, and designer books. Select those in pastel colors such as seafoam green, blue gray, or neutrals such as beige and wheat.
Perfect for cottage-inspired spaces, these quirky mantel clocks feature a round pewter silhouette with perched bird accents. The nostalgic clock face is a traditional analog system. It’s gray and rustic finish blends easily with other decor.
Perfect for a white brick mantel design. You can either place the clock in the center, flanked by taller elements such as baluster candlesticks with weathered white finish, or on the side. If you choose to place it in the center, place an anchoring piece behind like an artwork with a pastoral landscape or a still life drawing in lighter color.
Chic Gold Clock
Exquisite mantel clocks that can easily elevate a space. It features striking traditional Roman numerals in its face surrounded by polished brass tones. It is an indoor carriage clock made from sturdy metal for a luxe feel.
This sophisticated piece would look more attractive when combined with items that have contrasting textures. These could be decorative pieces with matte, rough, or weathered finishes such as vintage books, plants, or a concrete vase. For a bit of shine, you can also incorporate polished surfaces coming from glass, stained wood, or smaller metallic ornaments.
These unusual mantel clocks from UK add a surrealistic touch to any space. It is a whimsical piece inspired from one of the classic artworks. Place it on any flat service to showcase its illusion of melting.
Harness the artistry of this clock by styling your shelf with a surrealist approach. Its polished silver color would look deliciously attractive when contrasted by a dark or bold colored shelf, be it in black, dark green, or bright red. On top of the shelf, place a Greek bust statue, a plant, and a graphic artwork leaning on the shelf wall.
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Vintage with distressed details, this mantel clock is the perfect addition if you want to add an old-fashioned touch to your home. Its aqua finish adds a pop of color to your decor and instantly brightens up the surface.
Featuring a flat back and an overall dimension of 8.5'' H x 9.5'' W x 3.75'' D, this metal timepiece suits desks, etagere displays, fireplace mantels, and console tables best. Pair with small plants for a charming layout.
Graceful polished wood and a floral inlay carved from wood characterize this mantel clock. It almost makes one think of the talking clock in a certain well-known fairy tale musical. The face looks quizzical but is really a landscape carving.
Vercelli Mantel Clock
Nice modern mantel clock. Found on ladies gifts décor website. I've never assumed that clear plexiglass with subtle aqua blue tint would look THIS elegant. Pretty thing! Classic round face w/ black Roman numbers
Country Farmhouse Dorris Clock
This dorris clock with a country farmhouse and antique charm is a classy and versatile tabletop piece clock. The Arabic numbers are easily readable and its carved bracket feet provide firmness on the surface.
Featuring a whitewash finish and a sleek rectangular design displaying elegant crown moldings and beveled framing, this clock can effortlessly blend with other decors and color palettes. Place next to a small houseplant and a stack of neutral-colored books for a relaxed and charming arrangement.
Artistic, decorative and practical mantel clock with stylish wooden accents. Its square face features white hands and Arabic numbers on yellow background, so they are readable without any problems. The clock's mechanism works in a reliable way.
An avant-garde take on an unusual wall clock, made out of cold cast resin which resembles antique brass. The wall clock is battery operated and has a distorted structure which resembles a famous painting by Salvador Dali.
Bardwell Mantel Clock
Striking tabletop clock beaming with traditional flair. It grabs praises with its elaborately carved wooden case. Clear glass panels with golden framing expose golden clock mechanism and round face with Roman numerals.
Pettine Wood and Metal Mantel Clock
Solid and well built, this mantle clock is a great option if you’re looking for a functional and elegant addition to your tabletop. It’s heavy, sturdy, and has a vintage design that really makes a statement, whether it’s placed on a shelf, mantel, or dresser.
This wood and metal clock features worn-out details and a dome-shaped plastic cover, making it look like a real antique piece. Coordinate with decors in dark hues for a mysterious and classy atmosphere.
Worthington Mantel Clock
This key-wound chiming clock features a glass inlay in the top, perfect for viewing the working insides. Any person who was fascinated with the ticking of a clock or the lazy swing of a pendulum will appreciate this elegant mantle clock.
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