Marvellous Marbles

When I was a little girl, my dad had a clock thing that worked with marbles.  I was fascinated by it.  I just did a quick search – I LOVE the internet – and it looked something like this one:


Google Images found it on

So when I stumbled across this video on YouTube I was more than a little enamoured.

I LOVE IT!!  It’s so beautiful, and amazingly clever.

According to This Is Colossal, a Swedish musician called Martin Molin built it.  It’s called the Wintergatan Marble Machine, it took 14 months to build, has 3000 internal parts and uses 2000 marbles.  Simply fabulous.





About Colette Horsburgh

A 30-something creator/baker/writer/artist/crafter living with several (but not enough) scatty animals.
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