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The Spectra anniversary sundial is a great personalized first anniversary gift idea
Spectra

Sundials are not just for the garden any more!

The Spectra sundial is an indoor custom sundial and functional handcrafted art piece that is designed to be placed indoors on a table by a sunny window or directly on a window sill and enjoyed year round. Unique among sundials, the Spectra sundial earns its name by producing vivid prism beams throughout the day, flooding the room with intense rainbow color as it uses the sun to chart the rhythm of the seasons and accurately tell the time of day. As the sun moves across the sky, the Spectra sundial creates a slow motion parade of dramatic rainbow colors moving through the room, sometimes three large brilliant spectrum beams at a time. A Spectra sundial in the window makes a colorful statement in the room!
 
 
A Spectra sundial in the window makes a colorful statement in the room
 
 
The Spectra sundial makes a perfect personalized anniversary gift, unique wedding gift idea, or exceptional birthday gift when customized with a special inscription and date line of the special event - then every year the anniversary day will become an extra special day, because the sun and earth will align on that date each year to make the time shadow follow the corresponding date line on this special anniversary sundial. A unique "moment mark" can even be added to the special date line in some cases to celebrate the actual moment in time that the couple was married!
 
Every Spectra sundial is individually calculated, designed and created for each new owner, and meticulously handmade to order and signed by its designer and maker Jim Tallman, making each Spectra sundial a truly unique one-of-a-kind sculptural piece and perfect personalized gift idea for "the person who has everything." In addition to accurately telling the time of day to within minutes, the Spectra sundial is able to provide custom anniversary date lines that the time shadow will follow on the special day each year - because it is specifically calculated for its location and designed for its recipients, unlike most mass produced online or garden center sundials. Each of these distinctive beveled glass sun clocks is a truly exquisite custom made indoor sun sculpture and perfect decoration for a sunny space...an exclusive upscale interior home decor accent that adds a delightfully colorful sense of energy to any room.
 
If you'd like to order a Spectra sundial, you can go directly to the Spectra sundial ordering page to find out how you can get one of these custom sundials made just for you. You can also click on the pictures for a closer look, check the sundial details page to learn more about these special custom sundials, see a sundial gallery of Spectra sundials in the home and read customer comments about them, or buy a sundial gift certificate so your gift recipients can have their new custom rainbow sundial made according to their wishes at a later date.
 
 
Spectra sundial with signature prism beam
 

A perfect last minute personalized gift idea!

You can instantly buy a Spectra sundial gift certificate that you can print out yourself - then your recipient(s) will be able to contact us directly and have the experience of working with Jim personally to get their special personalized custom sundial made exactly as they wish, whenever they are ready. The Spectra sundial gift certificate is the perfect gift to celebrate a wedding, anniversary, or birthday...you can give them colorful days and a handcrafted gift made just for them that they will enjoy for a lifetime. A Spectra sundial gift certificate makes a wonderful last minute wedding gift or unique personalized anniversary gift idea!
 
The Spectra sundial has been in continual production since 2002, and over those years Jim Tallman has personally handcrafted and shipped his special sundials to customers all over the world. Many of them have written back to Jim to express their appreciation, and you can read some of the things they had to say on the Spectra sundial comments page.
 
We have sent Spectra sundials all over the world - the sun never sets on them, and there is always one of our custom sundials in the light of day and making rainbow colors somewhere in the world. Have a look at our interactive World of Sundials to see where many of the Spectra sundials have gone, how their sundial layouts vary with location and the direction they were designed to face, and see which Spectra sundials are currently under the sun right now!
 
 
Spectra sundial inscription and date line
 
 
Custom sundial details such as special date lines and inscriptions can be added to Spectra sundials at no extra charge to create an ideal family heirloom and celebrate special family occasions such as birthdays or anniversaries - the tip of the time shadow will ride the birthday or anniversary date line each year during the course of that special day. Special details can often be added to celebrate your moment in time, and Jim will make suggestions and work with you personally throughout the process to make sure you wind up with the best personalized anniversary gift you'll ever find.
 
Innovative and scientifically correct, the Spectra sundial has been selected
by the North American Sundial Society since 2003 to serve as the trophy
sundial to accompany their yearly distinguished dialing award,
the prestigious Sawyer Dialing Prize.
 
The Spectra sundial is a unique bespoke interior accent, as well as a true scientific instrument with all of the features necessary to tell accurate clock time using the daily movement of the sun across the sky. If the magic of the ever-moving shadow is not enough to elevate your spirit then the glorious saturated rainbow color that this sundial creates surely will.
 
It simply borders on the sublime...
 
 
Spectra sundials provide rainbow colors you can feel
 
 
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