Eye of Time Clock

Eye of Time Clock

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An elegant ornamental replica of the original ‘Eye of Time’ clock.

This bronze ornament holds two convex spheres of magnifying glass. One side of the orb shows a classic pocket watch face, while the other features the image of an antique-style compass.

This piece has been based on the original Eye of Time clock, which was created by an anonymous watchmaker in London. Trying to create a travel clock that was both small and easy to read, he designed this spherical desk watch, which later became a highly collectable treasure. In times of need, the rounded glass lenses would double as a useful magnifying tool to read maps or light cooking fires.

An historical gift that will make a charming home ornament.

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