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- Slate: Either riven or smooth, the slate is leter-cut by hand and glided with 23¾-carat gold leaf.
- Strip: Specially developed by David Harber, these wass sundials comprise strips of bronze, brass, copper or stainless steel fixed directly onto the surface of the wall. The numerals and sundial furniture are then laser-cut to match.
- Stone: Any hard stone can be used, letter-cut by hand and typically filled with 23¾-carat gold leaf. We can source the right stone to match your wall.
- Noon Day Analemma: Developed by the Moors around 600BC, this sundial has a figure-of-eight showing the months of the year. The gnomon casts a shadow that tracks noon throughout the year.
- Copper: The face of the sundial can be sign-written in 23¾-carat gold leaf, contrasting wonderfully with the verdigris patina of the copper
- Lead:This smooth material can be sign-written in 23¾-carat gold lead and the surface either oiled to maintain a dark colour left to oxidize to a sliver finish
- Enamel: The stainless steel base can be industrially enamelled in any colour you wish. The dial furniture is then sign-written by hand.
- Hand-painted: These vertical sundials can either be painted directly onto a rendered surface on the house or onto a panel that is then fixed to a wall.