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Cuckoo Clock of The Year

Posted by Megan Mahoney on

Cuckoo Clock of The Year

Did you know that such a thing exists as the Black Forest Cuckoo Clock of the Year?   Yup! It is a competition amongst clockmakers that is hosted annually by the Black Forest Clock Association. Competitors usually include the most well-known cuckoo clock makers such as Engstler, Hones, Schwer, Schneider, Herr, and Rombach & Haas. Clockmaking contests are an age-old tradition in the Black Forest as they started long before the cuckoo clock was even made. In fact, the modern design of the cuckoo clock was inspired by the winner of one of the most historic clock making competitions ever....

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Best Cuckoo Clock Manufacturer

Posted by Megan Mahoney on

Best Cuckoo Clock Manufacturer

Who is the best cuckoo clock manufacturer? Is there a "best" cuckoo clock brand? There isn’t one answer to this question, though there are definitely several that have stood out more than others. There is a cuckoo clock of the year contest held every year by the Black Forest clock association and there are often only a handful of competitive clockmakers. Many of them are 5th, 6th and even 7th generation cuckoo clock makers from the Black Forest. Here are a couple of our favorites.   1.) Hones Cuckoo Clocks Perhaps I’m a little biased, but I really love the Hones...

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