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Time Off the Wrist

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Around the Web: “One of the World’s Oldest Clocks Stops Ticking, Briefly”

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Last summer, we wrote about one of the greatest horological structures in existence—the Prague Orloj, …

Time Off the Wrist: Eclipse 2017

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Timekeeping, as we’ve written about on Worn & Wound, extends far beyond the art of watchmaking and into almost every aspect of our lives. One …

Time Off the Wrist: Points of Reference

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Without going too deep and posing the question, “what is time?” I want to share some thoughts and tales about how we measure time or, …
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Time Off the Wrist: the Astronomical Clock of Prague

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As we wrote a few weeks back, at the dawn of the 15th century much of Europe was divided into small, competitive city-states. Large-scale trading …

Time Off the Wrist: the Zytglogge of Bern

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While mankind’s preoccupation with timekeeping is nearly as old as civilization itself, mechanical clockmaking didn’t really come into its own until the late Middle Ages/early-Renaissance. …

Time Off the Wrist: Stonehenge

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We here at worn&wound are used to constantly thinking about time–after all, timekeeping is our business. However, the way in which most of us usually …