Grandmother Clocks

Classic and alluringly elegant, Grandmother clocks have very similar features to Grandfather clocks. A spring driven or weight driven freestanding clock, framed by a pinch waist case. The main distinguishing features are their size. Grandmother clocks are usually between 5ft and 6ft in height. This makes them an ideal choice for spaces with slightly smaller dimensions or where other statement items were close to hand.

Many original Grandmother clocks were made in the 1920’s and 1930’s. while they are a less popular choice today as a result of being so short, their classic yet subtle detail gives an overall sense of style. One suggestion would be to mark on the wall 56 inches about the height of a light switch. If you like the idea of the hands on the dial being about 56 inches from the floor then a grandmother clocks is for you. Therefore, if you feel 64 inches a better eye height, look towards a grandfather clock. Browse our selection to find your perfect match.

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