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Swiss Railway Clock

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Swiss Railway Clock

Design Classic with Unique Movement

The official Swiss railway clock, also known as the "SBB clock," is a clock design that was created for use in railway stations in Switzerland by the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) in 1944. The clock has become a cultural icon in Switzerland and is considered a global design classic. The movement of its hands is unique.

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The Hanky Code

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The Hanky Code

Secret Shake of the Handkerchief

The hanky code is a system of colour-coded cloth handkerchiefs or bandanas for non-verbally communicating one's interests in sexual activities and fetishes. 

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Gold Makes Blind

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Gold Makes Blind

This unique and beguiling piece of jewellery challenges your assumptions and asks you to believe.

Swiss-trained, Munich-based artist Otto Künzli is one of the world’s most renowned and respected contemporary jewellers. His 1980 artwork “Gold Makes Blind” is a bangle made from black rubber and gold; although the gold is comprised solely of a completely encased and concealed 12mm diameter sphere. The thing about “Gold Makes Blind” is that you are asked to believe. 

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