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Clocks And Watches




Some Options In Clocks And Watches


When looking back at the history of timekeeping throughout mankind's history, there is a huge and vast amount of information and items to see and learn from. The clocks and watches of today are as varied as individuals and they all serve a purpose and fill a niche. In the category of home use, you can choose from everything from an alarm clock or children's clock that may cost you just a few dollars and be fabricated from plastics, all the way up to a very expensive antique grandfather clock or a vintage Omega watch that must be insured for thousands of dollars.

The wearing of a timepiece on the wrist leaves the realm of decor and enters the realm of jewelry as the pieces being worn are now able to be coordinated with the wearer's entire outfit. There are watches that are small and delicate with jewels and elegant square faces and there are large, chunky sport watches with a variety of dials and underwater capabilities. The clocks and watches available to today's consumer run the gamut from A to Z and include all possible permutations of each letter in between.

In the worlds of art and history, clocks and watches are a rich and varied topic on which to base an exhibition. There are places where an afternoon can be spent as you glance at your daily wear watch and gaze upon history's artifacts of the measure of time throughout the ages.

Watches are fashion statements and practical time measuring devices and the watches for the blind are purely functional with a minimum of styling since the user will be gathering the information from the braille dial that can be read when the hinged crystal is opened.

Antique clocks and watches fill another niche for collectors or decorators who have a room filled with unique and valuable items for a client. The antique watch can be often an heirloom that was passed down from relatives and the sentimental value can equal or exceed the monetary one. This mix of the practical with the aesthetic is the source of the strong appeal the timepieces have for so many.






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Atomic Wall Clocks

By Richard Romando
Today, an atomic clock is the most accurate time-measuring device, and to manipulate our hectic schedules, we need constant reminders about every second wasted or gained. Having an atomic wall clock in our homes, offices, or public places affects our transportation, manufacturing, communication, and other technical functions.
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A Guide to Different Types of Car Clocks

By Nathan Oram
Car clocks are very essential accessories of cars which provide passengers the facility to keep a track of time while travelling or racing. Clocks are necessary in any type of car whether it is a racing car, sports car, a passenger car or a family car.
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The Wrist Watch And The Digital Age

By Harwood E Woodpecker
When I was growing up it was always a sign of intelligence to own a wrist watch. As kids we had no concept of time and we didn't need to worry about time. A wrist watch was something that we knew would govern our lives and was just something else to lose. Then along came the digital watch.
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Wedding Etiquette - Presenting Thank You Gifts For Groomsmen

By Janet Verra
Giving thank you gifts for groomsmen is a wedding etiquette which wedding couples has been practicing throughout the years. Finding and purchasing gifts for groomsmen considered as the groom's task. It his right to show appreciation towards his buddies who always been there for him no matter what.
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Watches That Have Special Features

By Victor Epand
This article discusses special features that can be found in watches. It also suggests who might benefit from some of these features.
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