Nocturnal Stardial Pendants


These unique timepieces incorporate two adjustable moving dials and will appeal to anyone attracted to old-fashioned technology and good looks. They are available in several designs and are handcrafted of lead-free pewter. 


Set the middle wheel to the month, hold the dial upside down, and sight the North Star through the center hole. Move the top of the dial's arm to align with the uppermost stars of the Big Dipper, and read the time on the inner dial where the arm crosses the hour mark! On the reverse side are outlines of the major constellations. Available in several designs as well as in Pewter, Sterling Silver, mixed Silver and Gold, and Gold in 10, 14, or 18 karats, and by special order, 22 karat. All Shepherds Watch dials come with instructions.

  • Nocturnal Celestial Stardial Pewter

    Nocturnal Celestial Stardial (Pewter)

    Nocturnal Celestial Stardial handcrafted in pewter.  This stardial pendant with its moving parts and metal dials is an eyecatching piece of functioning hardware.  Its presence manages to invoke both the distant past and the mysterious future...

  • Nocturnal Celestial Stardial Tricolor - mixed metal

    Nocturnal Celestial Stardial Tri Color

    The small Nocturnal Tricolor, 1.13 inches/2.8 cm in diameter, has a bronze-colored base with pewter center and a copper-colored arm. Hand-crafted like all our dials, it comes on a 30 inch black silk cord. Accompanied by instructions. How it works.....