Together with the traditional Black Forest cuckoo clocks and carved clocks , also shie ld clocks ga ined in pobularity over the last decades. All our shield clocks listed below are ma nufactured and handpainted in the Back Forest . The design of traditional shield clocks is pret ty simple wi th a square shape and a semicircle on top. Traditional motives are e.g. Black Forest houses and farm s, the four seasons , or flowers li ke the eglantine rose. In history shield clocks were often painted with names and as wedding gift.