How to Make a Modern Hourglass

Hourglass HGS by Mark Newson

The Hourglass HGS by designer Mark Newson is a beautiful handmade hourglass that keeps time using stainless steel “nanoballs.” Director Philip Andelman filmed “The Hourglass”, a mesmerizing mini documentary that shows the painstaking process of making the Hourglass HGS. The timepiece is produced for Ikepod.

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photo via Mark Newson