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Starting Over with Grandfather Clocks

Housing prices continue to skyrocket – along with fuel prices, food prices, and the general cost of living. It is simply becoming more and more difficult – next to impossible really – for average American homeowners to make ends meet, even with two salaries. Falling significantly short at the end of every month, many homeowners …

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Grandfather Clocks are the New Family Heirloom

Family heirlooms are those cherished items that we pass from one generation to the next as a way to connect family member to family member regardless of the time during which they live. Grandfather clocks, while a functional and decorative piece in many homes, are also a way to connect the generations; grandchildren who have …

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Grandfather Clocks Connect Childhood with Adulthood

There are many things that are important to us in childhood; things that we may remember as we get older and think of fondly. There are even certain things that we have in our homes as children that we seek – either consciously or subconsciously – to have in our homes as adults. It is …

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Grandfather Clocks Mean Home

There was a grandfather clock that sat in the corner of my parents’ home for as far back as I could remember. As a child, the clock seemed enormous to me – seeming to reach almost to the ceiling. Its carved hood resembled eyebrows; its illustration beneath it shining like eyes. It did not frighten …

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Grandfather Clocks Add Height and Sophistication to a Room

Smaller rooms are often disregarded in terms of décor; the reason being, of course, is that homeowners are wary to add too much to the room and overwhelm it with design elements. However, as many of us have now learned from the myriad do-it-yourself design shows on our televisions, there are ways to appropriately decorate …

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Grandfather Clocks Slow Time

We live in a modern world of constant movement. Between the Internet and cell phones most of us are hardly inaccessible for more than five minutes at a time. And in response to this environment that is “always on,” deadlines are shortened, meetings are held by videoconferencing within a matter of moments, and emails are …

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Grandfather Clocks for a Unique Inheritance

There are those things within families that are often lovingly handed down one generation to the next; cherished items that are passed down with great care. Grandfather clocks – those pieces that have often taken up residence in the homes of families for centuries – are often items that are handed down as family keepsakes. …

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The Top Names of Grandfather Clocks

Brand names are something which we normally assign to such things as clothes, furniture, and even cookware; such names typically denote a certain level of quality that consumers have come to expect. Believe it or not, the power of brand name also extends to such purchases as grandfather clocks – grand pieces that are already …

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Grandfather Clocks Add Sophistication

Sometimes even the smallest packages pack the biggest punch. Grandfather clocks, while not considered small by any means, are certainly a small piece of the overall design puzzle in a home. We often look to the larger elements to set the tone in a home – paint, flooring, artwork, and, of course, furniture. But sometimes …

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Grandfather Clocks Can be Shared by Families

There are many things around which families gather – not the least of which are their traditions. But traditions do not always have to be events; they can also be things. Grandfather clocks are often associated with traditional family pieces; in fact, many grandfather clocks are handed down throughout generations of families – a touchstone …

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