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Depicted in a 14th-century fresco by Lorenzetti in Sienna, a 16th-century engraving by Dürer in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, on Blackbeard the pirate’s flag, and countless other artwork, the hourglass is a recurring image not only referencing the passage of time, but balance, the sky and the earth, the female figure, and more.
This richly symbolic object is also a calming and beautiful desk accessory. Breathe for five minutes, stretch for five minutes, take a five-minute break to clear your mind as the sand moves in a tranquilizing stream from one chamber to the other.
Each hourglass is made of glass and is packaged in a box ready to give as a gift. Choose 5 minute or 30 minute hourglass.
5 minute timer available in: Blue, Turquoise Blue, Green or Amber. Dimensions: 2" (W) x 3.9" (H)
30 minute timer available in: Blue, Green, and Amber. Dimensions: 3.75" (W) x 6.75" (H)