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When shopping for alarm clocks, you want to make sure that it is just the right size for the kind of side table that your recipient will be using. Try also looking for an alarm clock that does not buzz like a school bell or a fire alarm. Although it will certainly wake someone up, it will surely be on the wrong side of the bed. The best alarm clocks are those that sing and lure you into consciousness - but not so slowly that you will end up late for school or work.
Alarm clocks can be digital or not, but if you want something that has more personality to it, then you should definitely choose alarm clocks that are manual in its operation. There tend to be a wider variety of designs available as well if the alarm clocks you are looking for come with a traditional face and minute and hour hands.
Standing clocks are basically clocks that come with their own two feet. These are also usually compact in size and may be used in the bedroom or just about any part of the house that offers an even surface for standing clocks to “stand” on. They are usually placed on top of tables but you can also place them on your kitchen counter. Many people fail to realize how important it is to have a clock in kitchens and dining rooms. With this standing clock, you can be sure that you will always know if it is time to prepare the meal. You can also use it to time certain activities in the kitchen, such as when you are baking something in the oven.
As their name suggests, this type of clock is designed for placement on top of tables. And yes, just about any kind of table would do. Because of their flat base, however, they can also be placed on the top of any furniture that has an even surface. Think of refrigerators, for instance. If there is no room in your kitchen to hang a clock, it does not mean you should do without a timepiece. With table clocks, there is still a way for you to keep time.
Face clocks are basically the traditional style of clock. They are usually oval or circular in shape, but there are also those that have quadrilateral bodies. They may or may not come with their own frames or borders, which tend to feature the basic design of the clock. The style of writing used for the clock’s numbers also differs. Sometimes, Arabic numerals are used but other designs - usually the vintage and antique-styled face clocks - use Roman numerals.
Unique Clock Designs
There are many kinds of unique designs for clocks in the market nowadays. Many of them can become centrepieces for your room. One of these is the printed board clock, which boasts of a heavy-duty frame that has elegant carvings in front. If your bedroom or living room is decorated with a Regency or Victorian theme, this type of clock will definitely fit right in.
For those who consider France or Paris as their favorite place in the world - even if they are not French - then the Eifel or Elephant Clock on Stand should definitely be a great gift to give. It has a frameless body and two thin curly legs as a stand. Printed on the clock’s face is a charming illustration of the Eiffel tower.
We have a variety of clocks from iron clocks in rust and white finishes to Timber finishes with individual designs.