A clock is so much more than a machine that tells the time; it can be big or small, colorful or plain, unusual or classic, but it should definitely suit the personality of its owner. This list contains some of the most unique wall clocks you could ever hope to own, from a Black Forest extravaganza to a time travel time piece that will blow your mind and make friends and family green with envy!
Moving Fish Tail Wall Clocks
Anyone with a love of fish will appreciate having one of these colorful clocks hanging on their wall. Handmade from aluminum, these clocks come in the guise of a koi carp, a trout, or a clown fish, and have tails that gracefully sway backwards and forwards in a pendulum motion.
Those who love scenery will enjoy clock watching with this Day to Night Rotating Clock. The frame, hands, and landscape are all white, but the background is colored in beautiful shades of blue and purple as it changes from day to night sky images, complete with the sun, moon, and stars.
No Star Wars fan will ever be late again, because they will never be able to stop looking at this beautiful clock. Handmade from an old vinyl record, this clock features cut out images from the Star Wars movies, and has an orange and red backlight that creates the most amazing effects.
They’ll never need another calendar again as this wall mounted installation will keep going forever. Available in a small silver or large black version, this perpetual motion calendar uses magnetic balls which can be moved to mark the day and month, and look stunning in any office or home.
Keep your four legged friend in full view at all times with this sweet and unique wall clock. Made from wood, this doggy-shaped timepiece is painted black to provide the silhouette of your favorite breed, and comes with white hands and the cutest tail that wags with every second.
If you’re looking for a totally different kind of wall clock, this one will be perfect. Designed to look like a word search, this attractive copper finish square clock features LED lights which highlight certain letters in the grid to show the time in words rather than numbers.
Who needs numbers when you can have words? This unique wall clock is perfect for hanging above a desk, and tells the time in conversational English instead of generic digits. Measuring 23.6″ L x 3.15″ W x 3.15″ H, it’s available in bamboo or a black wood finish.
If you like traditional homeware, consider putting this delightful Black Forest House clock in your living room. Intricately designed in typical German style, this clock features birdsong, a cuckoo, music, dancers, dogs, and even the most beautiful little moving train, as well as pretty red shuttered windows and adorable fir trees.
They say time and tide waits for no man, but both are waiting for you with this stunning Custom Map Tide Clock. Simply enter your favorite waterway and location, and you will receive a beautiful marble clock that tells the time according to high and low tides, complete with a cast iron stand.
This is a wonderful way to commemorate a special occasion like a birthday or anniversary, or just a life well lived. Made from a recycled aluminized vinyl record, this clock’s label can be customized with a title and sub title, and five songs that represent those standout moments in life.
Whether you like food in general or Japanese in particular, this clock will make an outstanding addition to your kitchen wall. Made to resemble a plate full of sushi, this clock features realistic replicas of 12 varieties, including sea urchin, salmon, and herring roe, with Japanese characters in place of numbers.
Musicians will find a special place on their wall for this amazing clock, as it’s designed to resemble a vintage amp. Made from solid sugar pine and Baltic birch wood, this clock also features antique brass markers to represent the hours, and can be personalized with a name at the top.
If geometric patterns are your thing, this orange and gray clock will make a fab décor idea. Made from sustainably produced Radiata Pine plywood and printed with non-fading pigment ink, this colorful clock also features a silent mechanism, so there’s no bothersome ticking to worry about.
This unique map wall clock is a fabulous way to remind yourself of a special place. Just supply details such as city, state, and postcode and you will receive a rustic marble clock with 9 square miles featured, along with personalized details including a title and address on the front.
Mathematicians and number crunchers will be thrilled with this clock on their wall. Reminiscent of a school blackboard, this round clock features mathematical equations in place of the regular numbers, and will make a great talking point in the home, or even the classroom.
Super fun and so unusual, this Big Foot clock will add a mythical feel to telling the time. Made from Baltic birch wood and colored with non-toxic inks, this adorable yeti has a clock face on his hairy chest, and two big feet that swing as the seconds pass.
This has got to be the cutest clock ever, and is perfect for animal lovers young and old. Supplied with five different animals, this ‘cuckoo’ clock has interchangeable sounds from nature to chime on the hour, and the animals which are not being used all perch whimsically on the magnetic perch included.
Absolutely stunning and a wonderful time piece for anyone who enjoys wood, this olive wood and resin clock will grace any wall. Handmade using a wood slice and pink epoxy resin, the clock measures 25 cm in diameter, and features no numbers on the face, only hands.
If you like clean lines and a sleek appearance, this clock will fit your personality perfectly. Available in five stunning colors, this clock is made up of 12 stainless steel ribbons that each represent one number of the clock face, and three contrasting hands that tick silently.
It’s easy to lose track of time when you’re enjoying being out in the garden, but with this clock it will never happen again. Made from 16 gauge steel and shaded with latex paint, this attractive wall clock uses industrial chic to add personality to the garden with gears and cut-out numbers.
Bring some old fashioned charm and romance into the home with this gorgeous New York Grand Central Terminal wall clock. Supplied with a decorative wrought iron scroll holder, this clock is double sided and it also rotates, so it can be viewed from any angle in the room.
You can choose between four different diameters for this incredible clock, which will add a beautiful splash of color to any wall. Handmade from stained glass, this nature-inspired wall clock depicts all four seasons in the colors it uses, and features copper foil detailing and a silent mechanism.
Whatever your favorite genre, you can have it immortalized with one of these retro vinyl wall clocks. Made using a real, genuine album disc, this clock comes in one of four genres – rock, jazz, soul, and ‘80s – and is fitted with a working clock mechanism and the numbers 3, 6, 9, and 12.
If you’re looking for a clock that will tell the time but that looks a little different form the norm, take a peek at this unusual mahogany version. Rather than the hours of the day, this clock is marked with the days of the week, with midnight and midday being depicted on each one.
Create the illusion of time travel with this mind bending time travel clock. Available in three sizes, this clock is printed in monochrome black and white, and features a spiral pattern that looks almost like you can fall into the portal and revisit times past.
Bright and cheerful and the perfect way to add a pop of color to a plain wall, this orb clock makes a lovely change from the standard wall time piece. In a pretty starburst pattern, each of the metal spikes is topped with a vibrantly colored plastic orb for a cute retro look.
Butterflies are one of nature’s gifts, and this stunning mirror clock makes full use of their magic. Made from Lucite to give a mirrored effect, this clock comes with butterfly shaped cut-outs on the right hand side, and corresponding separate butterflies that look as if they’re flying away.
If you like the look for the inner workings of a clock, this one is for you. With a diameter of 27”, this substantial clock combines industrial chic with classic lines, and incorporates non-moving gears in the center of the attractive black and white face, with bronze colored hour and minute hands.
Inspired by the Fibonacci Sequence, this clock is like nothing you have ever seen before. Handmade from wood, this rectangular clock uses a spiral dial to show the hour, with the single hand showing how many minutes past the hour it is. Suitable for wall hanging or freestanding on a desk or table.
Strip away the housing from a clock and you are left with the beautiful workings and features of a skeleton version. This Hermle Ravensburg clock hangs on the wall and includes a long chain driven movement, an hourly bell strike, and the beautiful and intricate inner mechanisms on show.