Decorate your mantel piece or table with a traditional clock. Choose a classic wooden clock or a metal carriage clock, the choice is yours. Lookout for the movement in the clock, the materials used and any decorative pendulums. Skeleton dial clocks lets you appreciate the intricate movement of the clock. Some mantel clocks houses decorative moving pendulum to bring an animation to the mantelpiece. Some clocks stand out for the the special wood used and others are made with solid brass. A good quality mantel clock lasts years and lovingly passed to next generation.