Clepsamia or Hourglass – antique instruments for measuring time

Clepsamia or Hourglass


Throughout history man has invented several systems for measuring time, more and more reliable and effective.

One of these is certainly the clepsamia or hourglass sand, tool consists of two containers of approximately conical shape connected to each other.
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Hourglass again popular



Hundreds of years ago were an hourglass for the residents of the ancient world as common as for us – a mechanical or electronic dial. But now times have already passed the hourglass, as there are a lot of their analogues, which show a more precise time. But in fact, an hourglass can be often found, and now, because their style never goes out of popularity, they are often used along with the usual hours, and then replace them – and this is not always done for decorative purposes. But there is also such an hourglass, which is not within the sand – there are used instead of sand real authentic diamonds.
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