The many different types of wall clocks
There are so many different types of clocks on the market today that it can be hard in choosing. For this reason it can be hard to find exactly what you want. Of course, you want one that can tell time. Yet, you realize that there is more to buying a clock than picking out one that is functional. You need one that is fashionable, one that fits in with the decor of the room and your overall style.
First of all, most clocks still have the traditional face and hands that we all know and love. They also have numbers on them.
You can find these clocks of all colors, themes and styles. Here are some examples:
Wooden style clocks.
These come in the traditional hand crafted styles of the past to the more modern styles of the present.
Metal wall clocks
Acrylic wall clocks
Silver Wall clocks
Trademark wall clocks
These may host symbols of your favorite beverage, cartoon or advertisement. These trademark wall clocks are a hit in children’s rooms, modern rooms, retro style rooms and even themed kitchens.
Neon wall clocks
Neon wall clocks are used to brighten up a wall. They can be seen in any light, including the dark. These are considered not only fun but sometimes useful.
They can even come in fun themes such as: Beer, girls, cars, pizza etc.
Sports enthusiast clocks
Yes, what Nascar Fan wouldn’t love a full licensed Dale Earnhardt Jr, wall clock that included his picture and signature?
Wall clocks of popular sayings
From the funny to the poor taste. If you look hard enough, you may find your favorite saying adorned in a cool looking clock.
Oversized wall clock
Yes, attention grabbers they surely are. But you can’t say you can’t see the time on these.
Novelty wall clocks
These can be found in all shapes, styles and variety from guitars, to animals, to cartoon characters to shapes that look like pieces of fruit.
Patriotic Wall clocks
Show your national pride by your choice of wall clock.
Pendulum type wall clocks
Pendulum type wall clocks are a favorite in bedroom and living room settings. The older models swing by the use of a key. The modern versions create the swinging motions by the use of a battery. It has a small noise to it that some people find very comforting.
Country style wall clocks
Rustic looking ones that looks older than the home or room itself.
Coco bird wall clocks
These are still a popular favorite. At the top of the hour, a little coco bird appears through an open door at the top of the clock above the numbers to coo in time of the hour. Present day versions of these clocks operate via battery.
These wall clocks come in a variety of sizes from floor size that sits alongside a wall to smaller sizes that can be hung on the wall itself.
Hourly announcing wall clocks
Like the coco bird clocks, these types of clocks will signal the arrival of a new hour. The signal will be based upon the clock it could be through: song, an animal’s cry (meow, crow, bark, etc), chimes, horns, tractors noises, etc.
Collector wall clocks
Yes, fans of Elvis and Marilyn Monroe and even the singing Meow Mix Cat can collect their favorite idol, cartoon character, etc in the way or likeness of a celebrity clock.
Some of these types clocks can even be worth a bit of money.
You are sure to find not only one but many of these clocks will suit your tastes and style. Plus, do you realize that some clocks can be energy efficient?
Most do not require much or any electric
Most run off small batteries, AAA to be exact
Most can run for ages
Most can keep time well
You can even buy some that can automatically program themselves for Daylight Savings time.
Wall clocks of all sizes and shapes
Have a favorite shape or size? It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a square one, a circle one, a star one or a unique colored one. You won’t have to look far to find the one that will match your decor or needs.
When it comes time for you to buy a new wall clock, don’t be too discouraged by all the many different types of clocks. Instead, embrace them and instead of buying the usual one buy an extra one for that bare wall in another room.
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