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This bobbin hourglass is a historic piece of art that measures 60 minutes of time. The timer is composed of antique wood spools found in abandoned textile mills in England. The spindles and wooden base were used from 1939-1945 during World War II in a factory in Barrowford Mill, Nelson. These particular spools held tire cord for the Morris and Austin Car Groups. The spindles were pewter shielded to protect the edges of the spool.
Each timer has a cotton sticker from placed on its base. These stickers were made in New York in 1917 and found in cupboard in an abandoned sewing thread factory in Leek, Derbyshire.
The sand glass is mouth-blown in the United Kingdom. As with all antique and hand-made items, the colors and decorations vary slightly. We consider this to be a special part of their history and character.
This 15 minute timer is made
of recycled industrial artifacts dating back to the 1960‘s. The timer is composed of antique wood spools found in abandoned textile mills in England. The spools were used to hold thread, cotton, and yarn that were spun ...
The blend of traditional and modern
styling makes this hourglass the perfect decoration for a home office, a desk or shelf at work, or any space thats begging for a distinguishable and unique look. The base and spindles are made of stainless steel. ...
In the tradition of santo carving,
a style preserved as a folk art in northern New Mexico, the large hand carved Emelda wood santos has an antiqued appearance and adds character to any decor. (35"h x 9"w x 9") 100% Mango Wood