The Grandfather Clock stands regally in the hall counting off the minutes and hours every day. It is prominently featured in nursery rhymes and fairy tales alike. In Dickens A Christmas Carol, Scrooge listens for his clock to chime and announce the arrival of his ghostly visitors.
About Old World Christmas: Each figural glass ornament produced for The Merck Family's Old World Christmas is hand crafted in age-old tradition using the same techniques that originated in the 1800's. Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved moulds available only to the Merck Family's Old World Christmas, before a hot solution of liquid silver is poured inside. The ornaments are then hand-painted and glittered in a series of labor-intensive steps to achieve the beautiful creations.
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