The Klepsydra

An anachronistic timepiece, rooted between simplicity and complexity

The Klepsydra is available in 3 colours : the nanoballs are coated with either fine gold, fine silver or copper. The running time is 30 minutes.
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A 30 minutes precision timer

357 x 260 mm – 14.5 kg – 2’857’140 nanoballs

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Technical specificities

The klepsydra dimensions are : 357 x 260 mm and the average weight is 14.5 Kg

The Hourglass gives running time with the following accuracy :

+/- 3 minutes precision timers

The Klepsydra is made with different kind of glasses :

  • Globe : Bohemian Crystal Glass
  • Front Glass & Cups Wheel & Nanoballs Tank : Optical Glass
  • Cups : Borosilicate Glass

The Klepsydra is made with Anodised Aluminium

Solid Stainless Steel – ø 0.7mm – Pure Silver coating
Solid Stainless Steel – ø 0.7mm – Copper coating
Solid Stainless Steel – ø 0.7mm – Fine Gold coating

The average weight of precious material is 40grs, for silver or gold coated nanoballs.
The Klepsydra is filled with 2’857’140 nanoballs (average eight of 4.0 Kg).

The preferential origin is Switzerland

Your Kepsydra is a unique work of art, handcrafted. It is produced on a firm order. Its realization time varies from 4 to 6 months. We will contact you when we are ready to ship it to you.

The warranty coverage is of 2 Years

Imagined & designed by Marc Newson

Marc Newson has been described as one of the most influential designers of his generation. He has worked across an extremely wide range of disciplines, and his clients include some of the best-known and most prestigious brands in the world spanning diverse sectors from manufacturing and technology to tranportation, fashion, and the luxury goods sector.

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Imagined & designed by Marc Newson

Marc Newson has been described as one of the most influential designers of his generation. He has worked across an extremely wide range of disciplines, and his clients include some of the best-known and most prestigious brands in the world spanning diverse sectors from manufacturing and technology to tranportation, fashion, and the luxury goods sector.