Setting the president, Bellerby & Co is the finest example of the globe-making art today. Each globe is a hand crafted masterpiece, which boasts exquisite beauty in both form and function. Produced in an artisan studio in London, by a highly skilled team of craftsmen. Individually unique and of a supreme quality, the globes undergo numerous intricate processes, featuring lavish attention to detail. Both a stylish and impressive object that would stand proud and befitting in the home and office.
The stunning contemporary classic style of the globes can be a complimentary addition into any lifestyle and environment, whether at work in the office or on the desk, at home in the library or drawing room or, onboard a boat. They look perfectly at home in grand stately houses as they do in loft apartments, penthouse suites and at the office, thanks to our highly skilled team who can create a bespoke globe to your exact requirements or desires. Previous commissioned work include established artists, an exhibition for the Royal Geographical Society and a celebrity client list. Not forgetting the “Egg Globe”, which was created especially for the Fabergé Egg hunt in New York that pushed the boundaries of traditional globe making further than before.
Set upon the timeless fonts and lines, each globe is hand painted with the finest water-colour pigments, and finished with a high quality varnish to make every one a long lasting cherished piece. Providing a strong and reliable core and continuing the high exacting standards incurred throughout the whole production, Bellerby and Co uses Formula 1 fabricators to build the molds, upon where the maps are placed.
Search the world over with ease with our multidirectional, fluid,unrestricted revolving globes. The globes are available in traditional wooden mounts with foundry cast brass meridians or flat bases. A choice of the finest quality hand turned american walnut wood and cast metal is used for the bases, giving each globe an impressive platform. Evoking admiration through size, quality and skill, an exquisite showcase of models range from desk globes, to larger free-standing 80cm globes and the life-size Churchill.
With the stylish desk globe, have the world at your hands. A smaller contemporary piece which would beautifully adorn your workspace or bedroom. Hours of enjoyment can be had with our multi-directional roller bearings fitted to the base of your choice in the finest quality wood or metal. Produced in limited numbers, each are have their own copper plaque denoting the edition and number and space for a personalised message. Presented in its own luxury carry case, this is a perfect gift to show someone they mean the world to you.
The classic collection pays homage to the archetypal globe and is the perfect fusion of modern techniques and the traditional fine art of globe-making. Each of the free-standing globes are supported by a beautiful oak or mahogany base, featuring horizon rings and completed with an aged-brass foundry-cast meridian. The collection includes the antique-looking Perano, which features a demographic and political map.
Our limited edition collection, The 80s Series, are made to order luxury globes. The majestic globe rests upon an innovative metre-high streamline stand, designed in collaboration with heritage technicians from Aston Martin.
A sign of empowerment and friendship, ‘The Churchill’ is the largest of the models available and was inspired by the 50inch globes given to both Churchill and Roosevelt during a profoundly difficult period in the WW2, to signify their great alliance. It is a generous 125cm in diameter, with a scale of the map1:10000000miles. It showcases a tremendous amount of detail, where you can really appreciate and discover the coastlines, terrains over the curvature of the earth, highlighting the earth’s true expanse. Not only the size but the grandiose beauty makes this a stand-out piece which welcomes attention. It can not help but be studied and adored.
Not only are these beautiful pieces of art and craftsmanship but, a historical document capturing a moment in time, that are to be used, enjoyed and treasured. For the travel lover, take a spin to plan your next destination or adventure. An expression of love, a timeless object that can arouse nostalgia and can be a sentimental precious keep-sake or gift. Made to order, each one is unique.
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