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Contemporary Grandfather Clocks


The name "grandfather clock" instantly conjures up images of a dark, musty room, grandpa sitting in his rocking chair, smoking a pipe. Curls of woodsy smelling smoke drift across the room as his faithful old clock strikes the hour. Though the name grandfather is definitely old-fashioned, the clocks aren't. While much of their technology is a reflection of the earliest clocks, the styles have evolved through the years.

Contemporary grandfather clocks are available in a wide range of styles. Whatever your taste, you are sure to find a clock to match. Today's grandfather clocks can fit into any dcor, including Oriental, Victorian or Minimalist. Moreover, a grandfather clock can become the focal point of a room, with everything else simply accentuating and supporting it.

Howard Miller is one of the world's largest manufacturers of grandfather clocks ranging in price from $800 to $13,000. Sligh grandfather clocks are famous for their exquisite finish and sound and can be found in both traditional and contemporary designs. Ridgeway grandfather clocks have been made in Ridgeway, Virginia using German movements since 1960. Bulova is a well-known leader in clock craftsmanship manufacturing their line of grandfather clocks in Canada.

No longer just for grandparents, contemporary grandfather clocks are available in a wide variety of styles and price ranges.

Grandfather Clocks Info provides detailed information on antique, contemporary, discount, English, and German grandfather clocks, as well as kits and repair information. Grandfather Clocks Info is the sister site of Cuckoo Clocks Web.


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