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Solid Bubinga Wood Hourglass With Smooth Spindles


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This custom Signature Collection hourglass is handcrafted from solid bubinga wood grown in Africa. Considered one of the Rosewoods it is a uniquely reddish brown color with evenly spaced stripes, uniform in grain and color, and finely textured. A beautiful, dense hardwood with a lustrous appearance, tnis wood can best be described as a cross between cherry and mahogany. Combined with glass bulbs hand-blown in England, this is a truly gorgeous piece.

As with all wood each piece will vary slightly in grain and color making each hourglass unique. Hourglasses are handmade so sizes are approximate.

NEW! 6x10 size now available with 50 minute globe


Hourglass Sand Timers Made in USA   Made in the USA

Hourglass Sand Timer Engraving Available   Engraving available - see ideas - request quote 

 *Made when ordered, usually arrives within 2 weeks.

*Due to CITES this wood cannot ship outside the US


  • Offered in 3 sizes - 4"D x 6"H, 6"D x 10"H or 8"D x 12"H
  • Available fully assembled (as shown) or in kit form.
  • Fully assembled have 5 or 15 minute timers in the 4x6 size, 60 or 50 minutes in the 6x10 size, and 60 minutes in the 8x12 size.
  • Kits are available as follows:
    1. You assemble, no sand -  for customers who want to add their own sand (i.e. two different colors). Note: globe provided has a larger hole to accommodate different types of sand so timer accuracy is not ensured.

We highly recommend reading through our FAQ page before making your selection to clarify how our kits work by clicking here.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Victoria J.
Absolutely perfect!!!

I had this hour glass custom engraved. It is beautiful and absolutely perfect!! The color and grain of the wood is amazing. It’s perfect, just perfect. And thank you to the very kind and helpful customer service woman who helped me for several days to get this right!! I couldn’t be more pleased! I highly recommend this company.

Wonderful Purchase Oct 2017

I purchased this beautiful hourglass as a 70th birthday present for our company's owner and am beyond delighted with the purchase. The staff was so friendly to work with and even assisted us after the sale of the hourglass. Thank you so much to Shannon for all her time answering my questions. I would recommend this company and the beautiful hourglasses to anyone and everyone. I purchased a fill yourself hourglass with sand from home. The hourglass was easy to assemble and my result was perfect.

Linnea D.
Lovely hourglass wonderful service.

We bought the put-in-your-own-sand type of hourglass. It came with clear instructions and everything we need except wood glue which we had been told in advance we would need to supply.

The woman who took our order and the man who makes the hourglass stands did a wonderful job of answering our questions quickly and the hourglasses were here within 3 days including the weekend.

Karen D.
Beautiful Hoursglasses!

The quality of these products is outstanding. I have purchased several for gifts for friends. We have been extremely pleased. I would definitely purchase again!


Angela M.B.
2006 Hourglass purchase


I bought the hourglass more than 4 years ago so I don't have a clear memory but I don't recall that there were any problems with ordering or the shipment of the item.

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