Hand cut and sanded Aspen slice with precision cut Roman numerals and beautiful translucent, textured purple cathedral stained glass secured behind each number. Clock is hand sanded and sealed with a high gloss finish several times to provide a finished, sun resistant product. Clock mechanism is secured to the back of the clock and runs on 1 AA battery (not included). Clock hands are chosen to match the character of the clock. This clock can be hung from a window where the sunlight further accents it's beauty or placed in the custom-made Aspen stand. As with any one-of-a kind wood item, there may be small cracks or imperfections in the wood/bark; this is to be expected and won't affect the durability or functioning of the item.