Chelsea Clock Blog

Moving into a new home is an exciting experience for many reasons - not the least of which is that you get to decorate to your liking. One way to enhance your new space is with a Chelsea Clock as...
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For well over a century, Chelsea Clock has been recognized as the leading American manufacturer of mechanical clocks. Though many modern customers seek electric quartz clocks, there are still people who prefer the fine style and traditional accuracy of a...
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Since the official founding of Chelsea Clock in 1897 - and even tracing to our predecessors such as Boston Clock Company and Harvard Clock Company - our timepieces have earned a place of prestige among those who appreciate fine craftsmanship....
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As a feature that naturally draws attention, the fireplace mantel is one of the best places to display items that convey beauty and meaning. This can include an exquisite mirror, small plants, family photos - and, of course, an alluring...
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Of all the timepieces produced by Chelsea Clock, the Ship's Bell remains the most significant. The design has remained unchanged since 1900 and has been found everywhere from U.S. Navy vessels to the Oval Office and Hollywood movies. But why...
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A big reason Chelsea Clock has been America's Premier Clockmaker since 1897 is our ability to adapt to the times while maintaining the sophisticated style we are known for. In addition to our traditional clocks, we have introduced many modern...
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A clock is a fitting gift for a special moment and a special someone. Handcrafted Chelsea luxury clocks are made to last a lifetime, offering lasting value and joy for the recipient. Of the many clock models we make right...
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Sailors can be a tricky lot to shop for. They have exacting standards and tastes, and a gift that doesn't meet those demands will quickly end up by the wayside. One sure thing when it comes to maritime gifts is...
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When someone puts a lot of time, effort and finances into making your business successful, it's important to acknowledge their role. A handcrafted clock is a holiday VIP gift that's stylish, practical and long-lasting, making it a fine way to...
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Preserving History: Restoring and Caring for Vintage Chelsea Clocks Founded in 1897, Chelsea Clock is one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious clockmakers in the whole world. With over a hundred years of clockmaking, many of our timepieces have...
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Mastering Time: The Intricate Craftsmanship Behind Chelsea Clock Company's Marine Chronometers Chelsea Clock is one of the oldest and largest clock manufacturers in the United States well regarded for our handcrafted timepieces. These timepieces include traditional and modern clocks, barometers,...
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Timeless Elegance in Corporate Gifting: Why Chelsea Clock Makes the Perfect Choice Finding the right gift for a loved one is difficult, so finding the right gift in the corporate world is downright near impossible. Many business leaders resort to...
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Chelsea Clock handcrafted timepieces are designed to add a sense of splendor wherever you put them. However, while our beautiful clocks are impressive almost anywhere you put them, some places are better than others. Need help incorporating a Chelsea Clock timepiece into...
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Photo credit: Charlie Dunne Meet Bill Sohne, Bill Sohne has always been a collector. As a kid he collected comic books, movie posters and stamps, and mechanical devices that fascinated him long before he had the means to collect the...
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How Do You Wind a Mantel Clock? Many timepieces in the Chelsea mantel clock collection have a mechanical movement. This clock technology dates back to about 1300, giving these clocks a truly nostalgic feeling that is still appreciated among those...
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There are many reasons to own an antique clock. Whether it's to add an extra sense of respectability to a living space or to have an heirloom to pass down to your family, antique clocks remain beloved for many reasons....
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Timepieces are an elegant yet practical addition to any home or office you place them in, but they aren't just restricted to land. For hundreds of years, clocks have been incorporated into boats, yachts and other ships to help sailors...
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Why a Chelsea Clock Makes the Perfect Luxury Gift No matter what occasion you're buying for, buying a gift can be hard. It's even harder when you want to buy something that shows your appreciation but doesn't come off as...
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The inception of Father’s Day is most-often credited to Sonora Smart Dodd, who was raised by her father—American Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart—in Spokane, Washington, after her mother passed away. Legend has it that while listening to a sermon...
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Luxury mantel clocks are cherished for many reasons. They make for great heirlooms, a family treasure that can be passed down from generation to generation. They are a stunning gift for politicians and business leaders, expressing your respect and esteem...
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Since the mid-1600s, barometers have been a useful tool for boaters to measure air pressure in order to predict weather changes out on the sea. Besides being a practical addition to many boats and home offices, they are wonderful decorative...
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