Golden Brass “Old Sand Watch 1818” – Vintage Maritime Hourglass

Original price was: $15.99.Current price is: $12.99.Each

Highlights

  • Handcrafted 10.24″ golden brass hourglass.
  • Engraved “Old Sand Watch 1818” signature.
  • 15-minute light pink sand flow.
  • Perfect for vintage maritime decor or gifts.

Product details

Weight

486 g

Dimensions

10 L x 10 W x 26 H cm

Brand

Craple

Condition

New

Features

Long Lasting

Finish

Shiny Brass

Material

Brass

Original/Reproduction

India

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Description

Dive deep into the annals of maritime history with the “Old Sand Watch 1818.” This luxurious hourglass is a masterpiece, encapsulating the grandeur of past eras and blending it seamlessly with contemporary craftsmanship. Every grain of its light pink sand tells a story, making each passing minute an experience in itself.

Nautical Majesty Unveiled

  • Material: Handcrafted with meticulous detail from the finest brass, this hourglass is a testament to India’s rich craft traditions.
  • Lustrous Finish: The golden finish isn’t merely a coat; it’s a reflection of the opulence that the maritime world was once known for.
  • Majestic Dimensions: A tall and commanding presence at 26 cm (approximately 10.24 inches) in height and a graceful width of 10 cm (approximately 3.94 inches), it demands attention and admiration.
  • Hefty and Authentic: Weighing a solid 486g (approximately 1.07 lbs), it feels as genuine as it looks, ensuring it remains steady and imposing.
  • Time’s Flow: The serene light pink sands mark a 15-minute journey, making it perfect for short breaks, reflections, or simply getting lost in its beauty.
  • Historic Inscription: The “Old Sand Watch 1818” engraving on both ends isn’t merely an inscription; it’s a stamp of its rich history and heritage.

Beyond Timekeeping: An Experience

While it excels as a timekeeper, the “Old Sand Watch 1818” is much more. It’s an art piece, a conversation starter, and a bridge between epochs. Whether placed in a modern living room, an antique collection, or an office desk, it adds elegance and prompts intrigue. Handcrafted in the heart of India, it embodies a synthesis of art and utility, making it a splendid gift for special occasions. Those who receive it aren’t just getting an hourglass; they’re inheriting a fragment of history.

Additional Information

Care & Instructions

Cleaning Method

  • For your hourglass, polish brass and steel with a soft cloth, use brass cleaner for tarnish. Dust wood parts gently, and if needed, apply wood cleaner sparingly. Clean aluminum with a damp cloth and mild detergent, drying thoroughly afterward.

Moisture-Proofing 

  • Protect your hourglass from excessive moisture. While brass, steel, and aluminum can withstand some humidity, wood may warp or crack, and metal components might tarnish under prolonged exposure.

Avoiding Chemicals

  •  Keep the hourglass away from harsh chemicals and abrasives. These can damage the surface finishes and potentially affect the glass integrity.
Usage
  • An hourglass measures time through the flow of sand from one bulb to another, traditionally used to mark short periods, such as an hour, in a visually engaging manner.
Delivery
  • Products ship within 2 business days after payment. Delivery times vary based on destination ZIP Code and shipping service, especially during busy periods. For more details, check our Shipping Policy.
Warranty
  • Quality is paramount, and our hourglasses undergo strict inspection. If you receive a defective or damaged product, please contact us at contact@craple.com with an unboxing video and photos for warranty support.
FAQ's
  • How is the hourglass delivered?
    Delivered using the customer-selected shipping service, carefully packaged to protect its delicate components.
  • Do I need any documents for delivery?
    No, standard delivery does not require additional documentation.
  • Why isn’t shipping free?
    Shipping costs vary by location; we keep product and shipping costs separate for full pricing transparency.
  • Is my order/payment secure?
    Yes, we ensure secure transactions through our presence on reputable platforms such as Etsy, eBay, and Amazon.
Disclaimer
  • Accessories shown in images are for presentation purposes and may not be included with the hourglass.
  • Given the variety of materials and handcrafted nature of these hourglasses, slight variations in color, finish, and texture may occur, adding to the uniqueness of each piece.

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