Mantel clocks as you might already know are small clocks, usually smaller than your conventional wall clocks which are placed over shelves and fireplaces to lighten up the place. These are often very chic and used for decorative purposes along with figuring out time. Mantel clocks are mostly made of wood, porcelain, and Ormolu. In this article, we will look into some of the best mantel clocks as well as some of their features. So without further ado, lets get right into it.
A clock made by Howard Miller which is nearly a century old company which is well known in its field for the work that it has done. This is a traditional-looking mantel clock that will suit any traditional home. It is operated by Quartz and is battery powered, and requires one AA sized battery. It features an aged dial that pertains to black roman numeral indicators. The height of this clock is 8.25 inches (21 cm), and it comes with a width of 13.75 inches (35 cm).
It also has a felt bottom that protects the surface of wherever you put it, be it a tabletop or a desk. Moreover, it comes with a glass crystal covering the roman numerals to stand out. It is quite durable as it might look and its rustic look might just be the right fit for that fireplace. Moreover, it also doesn’t make much ticking sound as it doesn’t use chimes to operate and hence is suitable for a quiet environment. Lastly and most importantly, its price, it is available on Amazon for $62.26 which might be a bit too much for some people.
A clock by timekeeper that stands out for its simplicity. It can be used to freshen the look of your desktops, shelves, tabletops, nightstands and end tables. This clock requires an AA battery to power itself and is a self-standing desk clock. It weighs around 6.4 ounces and has the following dimensions: 6.8 x 5.5 x 2 inches. Lastly, it is available at Amazon for $12.44. Which is quite cheap for mental clocks.
It is one of the most simple looking yet elegant mantel clocks that you can find. This clock is made of pine and is battery operated with a silent sweep mechanism
It is a sturdy looking clock with even its hands made of clean wood. Furthermore, it doesn’t make much sound and has the following dimensions: 4.3″ x 4.3″ x 1.5″. It is available on Amazon for $19.90 which is a good price for this chic-looking mantel clock.
An innovative design that is sure to catch anyone’s attention who passes by. It is great for gifts and will also look at an elegant look at whichever table you wish to put it on.
Nonetheless, It is a big clock when it comes to size with the dimensions of 7.9″L X 2.0″W X 9.8″H. Moreover, this clock is a bit more expensive when compared to others on this list. As it costs $114.80 on Amazon right now.
Another chich looking mantel clock that works with precise quartz movement. It requires 3 AA batteries and has a polished brass. Furthermore, the handcrafted patterns on the clocks really make it stand out.
It weighs 3.4 pounds and has the following dimensions: 11.1 x 9.5 x 4.2 inches. Lastly, it costs $80.76 and might be a good fit for any kind of table that you have.
Another great clock from Howard Miller. It comes with an iron frame with a warm grey finish that completes its look. It has a sturdy frame and is quite durable. Moreover, for to actually function it requires 3 AA sized batteries
Moreover, it works on a single chime movement and has the following dimensions: 9 inches, with a width of 15.5 inches and a depth of 4 inches. It will definitely light up the look of your living room.
A beautiful french style clock that is bound to get a look. It has two chubby children with wings that add divinity to the whole look. Down below is a picture to better elaborate the look
This beautiful clock weighs 5 pounds and has the following dimensions: 9.5″Wx4″ Dx10.5″H. This clock also requires two AA batteries to work and does not produce much sound which is a great pro of this clock. The golden look that it gives off cannot be defined other than being divine and elegant.
Another beautiful small, elegant-looking clock. Saying it’s just elegant is an understatement. Made out of thick, durable wood that is carved with care and detail. The white dial and the black roman numerals make it very easy to read time and doesn’t produce much noise, so you won’t have to worry about hearing that annoying ticking sound.
It is great as a gift as this antique-looking clock is something any person who likes class would appreciate. It is battery operated and has the following dimensions: “9×8.5 inches”. Lastly, it available for $53.15 on Amazon and is one of the best choices in mantel clocks.
Bulova is another mantel clock that is the lightest clock on our list with a mere weight of 1 pound. It has the following dimensions: “4.5 x 12.5 x 8.2 inches”
It comes with a very elegant woodish look that looks best in a kitchen or any other part of your home. Moreover, it only requires a single C battery to function and costs $97.97. So, this might be a good fit if you are looking to lighten up the fireplace.
This was an extensive list of some of the most elegant mantel clocks out there. Hopefully, this article was helpful and if you have any related questions, do use the comment section below. Lastly, If you are interested in knowing why do pendulum clocks stop during earthquakes. We wrote an article on that, so check it out. And stay tuned for more interesting articles about clocks