Bellerby & Co. Albion Desk Globe - Glacial Blue - London Plane Base


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The Albion's sleek profile allows hand-turning of the most select hardwoods each with a unique character and intricate grain. This exclusive collection features strictly limited edition runs allowing the showcasing of rarer woods whilst respecting their origin.

Each intricate part of the globe-making process is carried out by hand in the London studio of Bellerby & Co. Globemakers by a team of skilful craftsmen, ensuring that every globe is created with meticulous attention to detail.

The maps are first divided into segments called "gores" which are hand-painted in layers, achieving rich colour washes and contrasts.  Finished gores are painstakingly affixed from pole to pole, more layers of watercolour are added and finally, a strong resin bond is applied to ensure durability.

The globe sits in a handcrafted base fitted with innovational ball-bearing fixtures, ensuring a multi-directional smooth spin.  An engraved plaque is inscribed with the limited edition and model number, and the finished piece is presented in a bespoke flight case to ensure the highest level of protection.

An exceptional globe that will become an heirloom for future generations, featuring a London plane base, and a distinctive Glacial blue watercolour combination with extra detailing.

  • 23cm Albion Desk Globe
  • Glacial Blue watercolouring
  • London plane base
  • Supplied in a bespoke flight case
  • Limited edition number engraved on base
  • Handmade in London, England