This rendering of a cuckoo clock shows that is it just past four o'clock. The pendulum swings and the hour is chimed with a 'cuckoo' sound. This cuckoo clock also has a man and woman who come out on the balcony and dance around on the hour.
Grandfather clocks not only keep time, they serve as beautiful and elegant pieces of furniture. A grandfather clock typically stands about 7 feet high and has a pendulum and weights beneath the clock.
The pendulum of an ornate cuckoo clock is captured in motion. Whether a cuckoo clock has a traditional, carved wood design or is of more modern design, no one can deny that cuckoo clocks are a fun way to tell time.
A wooden wall clock with pendulum and Roman numerals hangs on a white wall. The rhythmic tick tock of the wall clock lets you know that time is passing. As the large hand moves from numeral to numeral, the days begin and end.
Champagne still beguiles. That's why it's the inspiration for December posts in this column, as we track 2020's pendulum swings from a "fatally wounded" future to surging sales.
By Cathy Huyghe, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 21 Dec 2020 15:47:03 -0500.