In the realm of classic timepieces, few items exude the timeless sophistication and elegance quite like the beloved mantel clock with chimes. Nestled upon mantelpieces or adorning shelves, these majestic clocks not only tell time but become the soulful heartbeat of a home. Their resonating chimes not only mark the hours but add a touch of nostalgia and sophistication to any space.
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A chiming mantel clock is a traditional and elegant timepiece often placed on a mantelpiece or shelf. These clocks typically have a classic design and are equipped with chimes that sound at regular intervals, usually to mark the hours. They are known for their sophisticated appearance and the gentle, melodious chime that adds a sense of ambiance to a room.
• Chiming Mechanism. These clocks usually feature chimes that sound every hour. Some offer multiple chime options, allowing you to select different melodies or styles of chimes. Common chime styles include Westminster, Whittington, St. Michael, and others.
• Mechanical or Quartz Movement. Traditional mantel clocks often have mechanical movements, driven by weights, springs, or gears. However, modern versions might utilize quartz movements for accuracy and ease of maintenance.
• Design and Style. Mantel clocks come in various styles, from antique and ornate designs made of wood or metal to sleek, modern interpretations. They often feature intricate detailing and craftsmanship.
• Materials. Wood, such as mahogany, oak, or cherry, is a common material for mantel clocks. Some may also have metal accents or decorative elements.
• Size. A chiming mantel clock is designed to fit on a mantel or shelf, so they tend to be smaller than floor-standing grandfather clocks but larger than tabletop or alarm clocks.
• Dial and Hands. The clock face usually includes Roman numerals or traditional numbers, and ornate hands that are easy to read.
• Adjustability. Many mantel clocks with chimes allow for adjustments in volume, as well as the option to silence the chimes during the night.
Howard Miller is renowned for crafting high-quality mantel clocks with chimes, blending traditional design with modern functionality.
The Howard Miller Bradley Mantel Clock 630260 is a rare and exclusive limited edition timepiece, with only two thousand crafted. Finished in polished Windsor Cherry, it boasts a case made of fifteen different hardwood and veneer species.
• Rare Hardwoods: Russian Walnut Burl, Movingue border, and Ebony & Maple accents, along with inlays of Padauk, Silver Gum, Wenge, and more.
• Detailed Aesthetics: Ornate brass dial marked as "Limited Edition," showcasing detailed craftsmanship with curved glass panels.
• Melodious Chiming: Key-wound triple-chime movement plays Westminster, St. Michael, or Whittington tunes with hourly chimes.
• Additional Features: Rear hinged door for easy movement access, dual-ratchet winding arbor for safe winding, and a personalized heirloom plate.
This exclusive mantel clock is an intricate masterpiece, marrying rare woods with meticulous design and a melodious chime movement, while also providing unique personalized detailing.
The Howard Miller Emporia Mantel Clock 630266 boasts a captivating vintage style and meticulous craftsmanship. Its rich Cherry Bordeaux hue exudes elegance, while its ornate design makes it an ideal addition to a living room or traditional setting.
• Exquisite Styling: The Cherry Bordeaux finish and etched front glass door with jewel box white ash burl overlays offer a unique and traditional charm.
• Artistic Details: The dial, adorned with a polished, brass-finished bezel and a striking silver chapter ring displaying brass Arabic numerals, is complemented by a visible rotating brass-finished pendulum. Beveled glass panels reveal the clock's intricate movement.
• Chime Movement: Key-wound Westminster chime movement plays 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 chimes, with a full chime and strike every hour, making it a great addition to any home.
The Howard Miller Thomas Tompion Mantel Clock 612436 is named after the historical figure, and features a Windsor Cherry finish on select hardwoods, complementing home décor, perfect for a living room fireplace display.
• Durable Design: Boasts a sturdy frame with rare olive ash burl veneers, hand-painted gold decorations, glass sides, mirrored back, and a brass-finished dial with a silver chapter ring for aesthetic appeal.
• Melodic Chimes: Equipped with a high-precision, triple-chime movement offering Westminster, St. Michael, or Whittington chimes in 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 variations, along with a full chime and strike on the hour. It includes a chime silence option for versatile placement within the house.
• Mechanical Precision: Powered by a key-wound movement and features an industry-exclusive dual-ratchet winding arbor for safe and efficient movement winding.
The Howard Miller Park Avenue Mantel Clock 630270 is a limited edition key-wound timepiece with a hand-rubbed Gloss Black piano finish, accented by polished chrome-plated brass.
• Contemporary Design: Features a see-through acrylic dial with polished stainless steel chrome markers and hands. The clock showcases beveled glass sides, back, and top, illuminating the highly polished chrome-plated brass movement. Note: natural blemishes are typical due to the reflective finishes.
• Mechanical Precision: Driven by a high-precision German-made key-wound, triple-chime movement offering Westminster, St. Michael, or Whittington chimes with various intervals. It includes a Swiss-style escapement, an 8-rod gong, and runs for seven days.
• Additional Features: Offers a chime silence option and automatic nighttime chime shut-off. It incorporates an industry-exclusive dual-ratchet winding arbor for safe movement winding and includes a complimentary nickel heirloom nameplate for personalization.
The Howard Miller Urban II Mantel Clock 630246 showcases a Black Coffee finish on select hardwoods and veneers, featuring a dial with nickel-colored Arabic numerals against a white background.
• Quartz Movement: This clock is powered by a battery-operated, dual-chime German-made movement playing full Westminster or Ave Maria chimes with an hourly strike. It also offers a 4/4 chime feature, providing 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 chimes as per preference.
• Additional Features: It includes volume control, automatic nighttime volume reduction, and an automatic nighttime chime shut-off option. The clock operates on two C sized batteries (not included).
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