Desktop Sand Windows

Bring a calming, natural presence and a sense of wonder to your office or home with this work of sand art.
created by

Klaus Bosch


Klaus Bosch created by

Klaus Bosch

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Shifting Sands

Ever changing, this sand art is an awesome microcosm of natural elements and landscapes. Give the frame a gentle tilt or a more extreme angle and watch as the flow and speed of the falling sands form tiny deserts, mountains, clouds, rain, oceans and smoke, all ebbing and flowing into one another.

There is an eternal and yet fleeting quality about this interactive art, and the sparkling sand will mesmerize as it becomes a tiny primordial universe right there on your desk. Created by Klaus Bosch and handmade in Austria, this inventive artwork will bring a calming, natural presence and a sense of wonder to your office or home.

Available in Black Beech Wood or Natural Beech Wood - sold separately.

Click here to see it turning.

Click here to view the windows in action!

Click here for more info about this item from the manufacturer
And click here for instructions.

Includes a small syringe with needle for adding and removing water and air, which helps regulate and maintain the device and makes sand flow more slowly or more quickly. Regulation, which is rarely required, should be done by adults only. Instructions included.

Want to make a statement? See our Oversized Octagonal Sand Art here and our Oversized Shifting Sand Art here!

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.


Made in Austria

Klaus Bosch

created by

Klaus Bosch



Long fascinated by science, the cosmos, and the stars, "Sandman" Klaus Bosch creates interactive pictures based on the beauty that can be found in the natural entropy of substances like sand. A talented craftsman, his designs celebrate the idea of being part of the bigger picture of the universe.

Made from
glass, metal, sand, walnut wood, beech wood
13" L x 2.4" W x 8.5" H; 2.8 lbs.
Click here to learn about the Science of Sand Art.
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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship in the US:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

also by Klaus Bosch

We would certainly purchase this product again.


The constantly changing nature of this product gives it a life of its own. It's fun to watch, and to return to.



Perfect for a gift item or household item


After buying the desktop sand art item, it just made me want to buy all sorts of sand art. I wanted sand art I could hang on my wall, sand art I could keep in my kitchen, my bathroom, and maybe even outdoors! I bought it as a gift, but wish I could keep it for myself.

Athens, Tennessee


Excellent gift for coworker


Purchased for my managers nephrology nurses week. I was in the zen/peaceful mindset when giving gifts this year and the sand windows were a hit with all of them.



The Birthday Boy loved it!!


He set it up in no time!!

Orange County, CA


Mesmerizing fun!


You have to work with it a while to get all the sand wet and flowing. But, playing with it is fun and relaxing! Is like picture depicts, so no surprises.



This is a dream. We already want to get 3 more.


This is just dreamy to watch, and I am so glad it came with the air and water adjuster, because not having some control would drive us all batty. This is a wonderful piece that I highly recommend.

Los Altos CA


Totally absorbing and beautiful!


We turn this over multiple times each day. Each of the resulting sand sculptures and scapes is enchanting.

Laguna Beach


So Entertaining!


This was a hit at Christmas! My husband loves it and it's so much fun seeing the different creations it makes!

Birmingham, Alabama


Would not recommend


Im giving it 3 weeks to adjust to my climate. I have adjusted air. Still not flowing.

Aptos, CA




Nice design and well made. Good instructions for maintaining product. Will definitely consider as a gift for others next season!



Desktop Sand Windows

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