Discovering Clocks

Uncovering the history and stories of antique clocks, barometers, chronometers and fine antique furniture

Monthly Archives: September, 2020

Antique Furniture: Making Your Home into a Sanctuary

Covid 19 and lockdown has changed us all. We’ve discovered a new appreciation for our families and homes during this worrying time, and all this staying indoors has made us … Continue reading

September 21, 2020 · 2 Comments

Antiques in Focus: Barometers

We British are truly obsessed with the weather – it is what we discuss with strangers and friends daily, and has become our national pastime. It should not then be … Continue reading

September 16, 2020 · 1 Comment

Antiques in Focus: An Eighteenth Century English Bracket Clock by Charles Blanchard

Our antique in focus this month is a stylish and elegant bracket clock by London maker Charles Blanchard. Dating from the reign of George II, circa 1750, this clock, which … Continue reading

September 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Lantern Clocks: The First Clock for the Home

Lantern clocks hold a special place in the history of horology. Before Huygens innovation of the pendulum in 1656, lantern clocks were the first real technological innovation to enter the … Continue reading

September 8, 2020 · Leave a comment