Hourglass Not Done

A classic hourglass, its sand still flowing from the top to bottom bulb. Indicates time is still passing—but life is short. Color varies across platforms.

Commonly used for various content concerning time. May also be used for hourglass-shaped figures. Not to be confused with ⌛ Hourglass Done, whose sand has stopped flowing.

Hourglass Not Done was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name “Hourglass With Flowing Sand” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Apple Name

Hourglass With Flowing Sand

Unicode Name

Hourglass With Flowing Sand



  • :hourglass_flowing_sand:

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