Antiques Vintage Simple And Old Stylish Antique Look Sand Timer Hourglass ST 010

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller globalartworld (274) 88.2%, Location: India/Mumbai, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232520920512 Limited Edition Old Times Sand Clock Home Décor Stylish Antique Look Hourglass Sand Timer Item No: - ST 010 Weight :- 270 grams (approx.) Size: - 7 cm diameter & 14 cm height (approx.) Description:-Vintage Made Quality, High Grade finish & a Limited Edition, Stunningly Beautiful Antiquated Heavy Brass Nautical Theme Simple Sand Timer {Hourglass}. It is an impressive and indestructible design making it an excellent resource. The gift piece has been prepared by the master artisans of India. It has two connected vertical glass bulbs allowing a regulated trickle of sand from the top to the bottom. Once the top bulb is empty, it can be inverted to begin timing again. This hourglass is a perfect desk accessory and beautiful addition to any nautical collection. What is an Hourglass?:- An hourglass (or sand glass, sand timer, sand watch, or sand clock) is a mechanical device used to measure the passage of time. It comprises two glass bulbs connected vertically by narrow neck that allows a regulated trickle of material (historically sand) from the upper bulb to the lower one. Factors affecting the time interval measured include the sand quantity, the sand coarseness, the bulb size, and the neck width. Hourglasses may be reused indefinitely by inverting the bulbs once the upper bulb is empty. Short History:- The origin of the hourglass is unclear. Its predecessor the clepsydra, or water clock, may have been invented in ancient Egypt. According to the American Institute of New York, the clepsammia or sand-glass was invented at Alexandria about 150 BC. According to the Journal of the British Archaeological Association the so-called clepsammia were in use before the time of St. Jerome (335 AD), and the first representation of an hourglass is in a sarcophagus dated c. Note: Colours May Slightly Vary Or May Not, From What You See On Your Monitor With The Actual Piece. This May Be Because Of Monitor Resolution Or Picture Tube Variances. Please Click on Here For Some Wide Range Of Collectables Style: Sand Timer, Color: As Shown In Pictures, Brand: Global Art World, Country/Region of Manufacture: India, Quality: High Quality

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