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How Does a Cuckoo Clock Movement Work?

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 6th Mar 2018

If you've purchased an authentic  Black Forest cuckoo clock, you may be wondering how it does what it does. What pulls the weights? What is responsible for the cuckoo sound? Does a one- … read more

Who Makes Cuckoo Clocks?: A Breakdown of the Top German Clockmakers

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 11th Jan 2018

Do you have a favorite cuckoo clock manufacturer? When shopping for an authentic German cuckoo clock, do you pay attention to the intricate, carved details or is overall style more what draw … read more

What is a One-Day Cuckoo Clock?

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 7th Dec 2017

Shopping for an authentic German cuckoo clock can mean choosing between decor, color, and style. You want the perfect clock for your space, the best cuckoo clock to evoke warm feelings of nost … read more

The World's Most Famous Clock Towers

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 3rd Oct 2017

Keen travelers from far and wide love to gather at famous landmarks across the world. These landmarks are often once-in-a-lifetime destinations that ignite a sense of purpose and, oftentimes, a sen … read more

Meet the Animals in Black Forest Cuckoo Clocks

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 2nd Sep 2017

The Black Forest in Germany is known for its dense forestry and picturesque views. The area in southwestern Germany features pine, linden, and many trees native to the region. It is also kno … read more
How a Cuckoo Clock is Made

How a Cuckoo Clock is Made

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 14th Aug 2017

The cuckoo clock is a timeless symbol of fine artistry. From its unique carvings to its famous “cuckoo” sound, the cuckoo clock is as much decorative as it is functional. The cuckoo clock … read more

Where to buy a Cuckoo Clock in the Black Forest

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 27th Jun 2017

For the clock enthusiasts traveling to the Black Forest, we’ve got a list of shop suggestions, cuckoo clock attractions and tips to help you find an authentic clock at a fair price while experienci … read more

German Craftsmanship: Four Gorgeous German Goods

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 27th Feb 2017

Germany, with its distinct and refined culture, is the producer of many beautiful goods. The term German craftsmanship conjures images of careful hands molding and carving and, somehow … read more

How Does a Cuckoo Clock Work

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 1st Nov 2016

For nearly 300 years, people in the southwestern Germany region known as Black Forest, or Schwarzwald, have been crafting world-class,  handmade cuckoo clocks. Although much has evolved si … read more

DIY Cuckoo Clock | Crafts for Kids

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 16th Aug 2016

A cuckoo clock is a pendulum-regulated type of clock that creates an hourly cuckoo sound and a popping cuckoo bird. Crafting a DIY cuckoo clock can be a fun challenge that will sti … read more

​Romba Cuckoo Clocks: Combining Tradition with Innovation

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 21st Jun 2016

There are a lot of things about the art of cuckoo clock making that haven’t changed for centuries. In fact, in order to be considered an  authentic Black Forest cuckoo clock, the clock has … read more

10 Best Germany Travel Guides from Experienced Travel Bloggers

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 2nd Jun 2016

Germany has grown to one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, and in todays information era, it’s no wonder that many of these travellers are doing their research before the … read more

Cuckoo Clock of the Year Award Winners - The Complete List

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 2nd May 2016

The Story Behind the "Cuckoo Clock of the Year" Award For more than 300 years, clockmakers in Black Forest Germany have been conserving the culture of the Black Forest cuckoo clock. The true craft … read more

DIY Cuckoo Clock Repair Guide

Posted by Bavarian Clockworks on 18th Mar 2016

Cuckoo Clock Repair Tips - How to Fix a Black Forest Cuckoo Clock There are a lot of decisions to make before  buying a Black Forest cuckoo clock. But once someone has finally chosen a cu … read more