Grandfather clocks in modern times have assumed elegant wood casings with intricate carvings. Modern day versions tower at 6 feet 4 inches while retaining its wide glass front, the ever popular pendulums and its adorning weights. New editions provide for additional compartments to house some collector’s pieces and they come in pine, cherry wood, maple and ash wood.
Grandfather clocks are amongst the most valued time pieces loved by all. Pearl grandfather clocks bring class and elegance to any homes or offices. German grandfather clocks on the other hand are most favored because of their beauty and accuracy.
Some people are not particular if their grandfather clock tells time accurately or not. There are those who go for looks for it brings a cozy and homey feeling to any modern day setting. There is always something magical and an old world charm in having a grandfather clock around with its musical chimes to remind one of cherished sounds, smells and sights of home.
Some old grandfather clocks are not as old as their names but they represent roots and stability among generations both old and new.
When shopping for one, it is advisable to make the necessary measurements in order to come to the right decision as to what type of grandfather clock will best suit one’s home or office. Maintenance would not pose a problem since any locksmith can repair a grandfather clock or when parts wear out over time.