Matthew Norman Clocks are some of the finest and well made clocks from Switzerland that you can find. Here at Time For a Clock, we carry their entire key wound clock collection. Each timepiece is hand made in Switzerland by master craftsmen with a long heritage of quality clockwork and skilled design. Each clock is mechanical in design and of the carriage style, making great table, desk or shelf clocks to admire.
Matthew Norman is a brand of symbolism. It was established in the 19th century, the Maison perpetuates a tradition of carriage clocks. Legend has it that Napoleon I – exasperated by the tardiness of his officers, which almost caused him to lose a battle – made the use of a carriage clock obligatory in the army. The surge in popularity of these travel sized carriage clocks dates back to the 19th century. While the world has changed in many ways since those times, Matthew Norman’s expertise is the fruit of more than 100 years of research and innovation. That fruit resulted from a continual quest for perfection in which design plays a major role.
Switzerland has always been a vehicle for this highly technological form of craftsmanship, and its expertise is incontrovertible. At Matthew Norman, one of the highest quality Swiss Manufacturer of mechanical clocks, the teams work together to create models that follow a guiding principle of creativity and renewal. All of the production stages take place on site, ensuring continuity and monitoring throughout the production, finishing, assembly and inspection of the most delicate pieces.
Matthew Norman clocks symbolize the marriage of ancient and modern, brought together in a small object hailing from another era and constantly revisited by guest designers invited to reinvent it. Thanks to the technical innovations that serve their design, Helix and Garden of Eden will enchant admirers of beautiful pieces, horology enthusiasts and fans of technical accomplishments.
Matthew Norman aims to create unexpected objects intended to surprise and captivate. Its products therefore convey a genuine philosophy which endows them with richness, rarity and history.
In this age of multi-connected devices, the choice of a Matthew Norman clock demonstrates an admiration for ancestral forms of expertise and an attachment to beautiful objects. It reveals an appreciation of the use of technological innovation to enhance tradition. And also it means embracing a liberated attitude, by choosing an exclusive object designed to last.
Some of Our Favorite Matthew Norman Clocks
Pure mechanical beauty for this collection 1754 of Matthew Norman. Purified design and beauty of wheels for the pleasure of eyes. This is what is offered by this small 8-day mechanical clock, the heart of which beats apparently at the rate of time. The design emphasizes 18 jewels contained by this mechanism while offering you a magnificent ballet.
The Matthew Norman Floating Clock features a fine mechanical movement, and is crafted from palladium coated brass for a technological marvel that maintains its vintage silhouette. With chimes on every half hour and an 8 day power reserve, it's a truly enjoyable mechanical marvel.
This 8 day mechanical clock features a brass case plated with your choice of gold or palladium, and a view of the immaculate mechanism from the front. The classic carriage silhouette adds a touch of timeworn elegance to any desk, mantle, or nightstand.
As we’ve seen, Matthew Norman is an iconic high end Swiss Clockmaker that specializes in modern and elaborate carriage style table and desk clocks. Each key wound mechanical clock is hand made with precision in Switzerland and is designed to last the test of time. Here at Time For a Clock we are here to help with any questions you may have when selecting or browsing for your next fine, Swiss clock.