Hourglass sand timers can be used for time tracking and even as décor. They are fun and functional devices and come filled with different colored sands. Whether you’re using one as a work of art or a time tool, their visual interest is undeniable. Here are some we recommend.
Purchasing an Hourglass
Here’s what you should keep in mind before you buy:
- Material: Some sand timers are made with glass, while others are made with plastic. Determine which is the best fit for your use.
- Sand Color: Pick the best sand color for your aesthetic.
- Time: The sand timers have various time measurements, from 1 minute to 60, so choose which amount is necessary for you.
Best Classic: SWISSELITE BILOBA Puff Sand Timer/Hourglass
This sand timer is made with 100% hand-blown borosilicate glass. The timer has correct minute control for 30 minutes. There are five lovely sand color varieties to choose from for a customized look. It has a sophisticated yet simple classic design and makes a thoughtful gift for any occasion.
SWISSELITE Biloba Puff Sand Timer/Hourglass Sand Timer - Inspired Glass/Home, Desk, Office Decor
A 30-minute sand timer with five sand color options.
Best Set: EMDMAK Sand Timer Colorful Hourglass Sandglass
This six-pack includes sand timers in interval measurements of 1 minute, 3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, and 30 minutes. They are made from durable PVC, high borosilicate glass, and come with protective covers to prevent breakage. From timing studying, teeth brushing, cooking, exercise, gaming, and more, there is a use for everyone. Each timer contains a different color of sand and is clearly labeled to keep track of them easier.
EMDMAK Sand Timer Colorful Hourglass Sandglass Timer 1 min/3 mins/5 mins/10 mins/15 mins/30 mins Sand Clock Timer for Games Classroom Home Office(Pack of 6)
A six-pack of sand timers ranging from 1 minute to 30 minutes.
Best Decorative: Vintage Engraving Hourglass Sand Timer
This extravagant, glass, 60-minute timer is designed with vintage engraving artistry. Perfect to liven up a room with is decorative appearance, this pink sanded timer is also functional and easily adjustable. The thickness of the glass will not break easily. The large hourglass has the highest quality level of accuracy for sand timers in the U.S.
Vintage Engraving Hourglass Sand Timer, Large Rotating Brass Purple Sand Clock 60 Minutes, Unique Love Style One Hour Glass Sandglass for Valentines Gift, Wedding, Home, Desk, Office Decor
An extravagant, 60-minute sand timer made with thick glass.
Also Great: SuLiao 45 minute Hourglass Timer, Hourglass Sand Clock Timers
This safe hourglass timer is made from high borosilicate glass and acrylic material. It has robust textured top caps and a premium glass protective casing to prevent cuts if dropped. It times 45 minutes and is great for time management for kids or teachers.
Sand Timer 45 Minute Hourglass Timer, Silver Sand Clock 45 Minutes, Plastic Sand Watch 45 Min, Hour Glass Sandglass Timer for Kids, Games, Classroom, Kitchen, Decorative (45 Min, Purple Sand)
A safe glass timer for 45 minutes that's great for teachers.