Made from recycled industrial artifacts from the the early 1900s, this three tier hourglass has a history as unique as it's style!
This three tier five minute timer has a history as unique as its style. The timer is composed of pewter shielded antique wood spools found in abandoned textile mills in England. The spools were used to hold thread, cotton, and yarn that were spun into fabric. The spindles and wooden base date back to 1907-1913 and were used in a factory in Calder Valley, Yorkshire which wove the thread into a cotton tartan fabric.
As with all antique and hand-made items, the colors and decorations vary from piece to piece. We consider this to be a special part of their history and character.
Very beautiful and important piece. Very please in every way and proud to give as a gift to my VIP!
I have purchased this hour glass twice as gift for a teammate. It is stunning and has been very well received. Highly recommend it as a corporate gift.
It’s Fantastic! I’m very satisfied with the product and buying experience. Customer services was great, and shipping was quick.
We are delighted by this piece, though we do not yet had a chance to test if it "works" to limit the speaking of elders in our church group. But we were delighted that it is larger than advertised -- the glass piece may be 9 inches, but the whole thing is about 12 inches. So at lease our members can SEE it, even if they ignore it.
Very well crafted product! Authentic material and hand made. Customer care is top notch!
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