Are you looking for something really interesting for your kids room? Are you a mom with an appreciation for the rustic and primitive styles? Cuckoo clock's are often seen by themselves, but they sure would be fun to look at as a painted collection on the wall.
A cuckoo clock is a clock, typically regulated by a pendulum that strikes the hours with a sound like a common cuckoo's call. With that call comes the excitement of seeing the mechanical cuckoo that emerges with each note. Almost every kind of cuckoo clock since the middle of the 18th century and has remained the same without variation until the present.
The most traditional style of cuckoo clocks are often ones in wooden cased decorated with carved leaves and animals. A bird appears through a small trap door while the clock is striking. The bird is often made to move as the clock strikes, like a bird chirping. It is magical to watch.
Having chiming clocks in your home can present a warm atmosphere. My grandfather was a collector of these clocks. At the top of the hour, it was almost as though a symphony played when his dozen or so clocks went off. You would think it (Read More.....)