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5 Clocks that Will Make the Ultimate Christmas Gift

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Giving a clock as a gift is a nice sentiment but it’s also much more than that. Clocks have both monetary and sentimental value, especially ones that are made in Germany. They’re often passed on from generation to the next and cherished as family heirlooms. If you want to give a meaningful gift to a family member or close friend, consider the following clocks that will make the ultimate Christmas gift this year. Howard Miller Clocks When buying someone a clock, it’s important that you buy from a brand that stands for quality and craftsmanship, and the Howard Miller brand...

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The History of German Incense Smokers

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Have you ever wondered who came up with the idea of the German Smoker or why it’s been a popular German gift for centuries? Find out more about this traditional handmade wooden toy that has been a popular family tradition for generations. The Use of Incense A German Smoker is much more than a simple toy that sits on your mantle during Christmas time. It’s also an incense burner that is used to symbolize the gift of incense brought to Jesus by the Three Wise Men. For centuries, incense has been seen as a treasured commodity and used for trade...

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5 Table Clocks You Will Love

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They’re practical, timeless, and add a little extra touch of appeal to any tabletop. That’s why we’re featuring a few of our favourites to consider when you’re hunting for your next clock purchase. Here are 5 table clocks that might make the perfect addition to your home. Illuminated World Time Clock This timepiece is the ideal choice for those worldly travelers out there who want something compact, modern, and versatile. This isn’t your typical alarm clock – you have the option of choosing from 18 major world locations. It also has five different languages to select from – English, Spanish, German,...

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Why are German-made Clocks and Clock Parts the Best?

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Wondering what makes German-made clocks so superior to regular everyday clocks? These unique and timeless pieces have been donning homes across Europe and around the world for nearly 300 years. Produced in the southern states of Germany, cuckoo clocks remain a favourite among avid clock lovers with their intricate carvings, charming designs, and figurines that pay homage to traditional German culture. It's what makes these clocks truly a work of art in addition to keeping time. So, why are German-made clocks and clock parts the best? Here, we’ll show you what makes them so unique and special, even throughout the...

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The History of Cuckoo Clocks

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The cuckoo clock has been around for centuries, but we still don’t know who exactly created the original model. The first time a clock was recorded of similar account was in the early 1600s, owned by a Prince in Freiberg, Germany. However, the cuckoo clocks that we are most familiar with today originated in the Black Forest region of Germany many years later. And it wasn’t until the 18th century that the mechanics to produce the cuckoo call were first manufactured. Want to learn more? Read on to learn about these fascinating clocks that we still greatly admire today. The...

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