The Hour Glass Sand Timer
The sand timer would certainly be considered a traditional desk accessory. It harkens back to a time before modern clocks and timepieces and when tracking time was a more toilsome task. Today, sand timers come in various "lengths" and they are not all used for the measurement of one hour. Some sand timers are for as little as 5 minutes and there are 15 and 30 minute timers available. Gifts for Professionals highly recommends these elegant sand timers as a decorative recognition gift for your employees or boss. One most of the timers there is sufficient room on the top or bottom for a thoughtful engraving method of your choosing.