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Shadowline

Posted by Michael O'Russa on

It's friday and here at GardenSundials.com we're taking a walk on the shadowline with the fabulous Fleshtones.

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We're all sundials

Posted by Michael O'Russa on

We had someone recently ask about human sundials on our Facebook page so I thought I'd shed a little light on the concept (bad pun I know). Of course we're all sundial gnomons (aka sundial pointer) when the sun's rays hit us and a shadow is cast on the ground. The key to turning us into a working sundial is just similar to constructing a sundial out of any material. The hours need to be laid out in a pattern and directed towards true north. You could use anything from sticks coming out of the ground to more elaborate ways...

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Epic Sundial

Posted by Michael O'Russa on

With a gnomon reaching a height of 90 feet, the Samrat Yantra is an amazing stone sundial. Located in Jaipur, Rajasthan India, it was built by the Mughal King Jai Singh in the 18th century. Today it's a UNESCO World Heritage site.  http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1338

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The Sun Is Shining

Posted by Shopify on

In the words of Mr Marley, the sun is indeed shining and it's time to capture the rays with your very own sundial. We've opened our doors to the garden and welcome you to peruse our wide variety of heirloom quality sundials. 

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