Mint Green: The Mini Desk Globe

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Mint Green has long been a favourite for the larger sized globes, a rich deep Mint has dominated the 80cm Galileo & 127 Churchill orders.... and now we have a special Mini Desk Globe version available

Globe Exhibition : Korean Maritime Museum

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We are lucky to have been included in a fantastic new exhibition currently taking place at the National Maritime Museum in Korea.
Sections included in the exhibition ..
- Introduction to world globes

July in the studio … through the Instagram Lens

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This month so far in the studio .. what we are working on...

Jon working on a 36cm Prussian Blue globe ... laying gores.

Click here to see the 36cm Livingstone finished on our website.

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This Week In Instagram……

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This week Jon started laying gores on a Glacial Blue 80cm Galileo, while Isis can be seen painting a Mint Green Galileo.

Peter is downstairs working on a Galileo (he used to stick with just the 50cm's

New Work With Yinka Shonibare MBE : Globe-Heads

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We made more  bespoke "globe-heads" for recent work by Yinka Shonibare MBE.

Globes by: Bellerby & Co Globemakers
Ibeji (twins) Riding a Butterfly

Dimensions: 265 x 235 x 105 cm
Medium:

Bellerby Globe in Rudimental’s music video – Lay It All On Me feat. Ed Sheeran

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You can spot one of our large globes in Rudimental's video 'Lay It All On Me' feat. Ed Sheeran..

This is actually an old tester we made before crafting our first 'Upside Down Globe', so we were talked

The Wallace Line: Faunal Boundary

Map of the 'Malay Archipelago' showing position of the Wallace Line. Copyright G. W. Beccaloni.
Map of the 'Malay Archipelago' showing position of the Wallace Line. Copyright G. W. Beccaloni.

Our customers often teach us new things. With great explorers and adventures commissioning globes.. this post is inspired by one addition that has been requested to a bespoke globe just today...

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GLOBES IN YOUR (INSTAGRAM) HOME XI

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Every few months we gather a collection of all the amazing globe photos we have found on Instagram – big and small, young and old, we love them all. Be sure and #globes / instagram @globemakers to make

WE LOVE :: MONTPELLIER THIS CHRISTMAS II

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Following up our on post last year (WE LOVE :: MONTPELLIER THIS CHRISTMAS) the globe is back and looking even more fabulous!

If you find yourself in Montpellier France this time of year…. be sure

Gift Cards With Hand Painted Gores

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We are sold out for 2015, but if you would still like to order a globe for Christmas 2015 or an upcoming birthday, anniversary etc  - we have a wonderful solution.

Please get in touch regarding having

Globe Lamp Installation : Karlsruhe, Germany

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In Karlsruhe, Germany there is currently an installation of illuminated globes above the water at K-Punkt. It looks beautiful! According to the official city Instagram page.... it symbolises the Silk

Myth of the flat Earth & World Exlorers Pre 1492 || Today i Found Out

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In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue… with a whole lot of maps and information about the very round Earth. Contrary to popular belief, not only did Columbus realize the world was round, so did his

Recent Work with Yinka Shonibare (Updated)

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For a few years now we have been working with Yinka Shonibare (MBE RA), on creating bespoke globes for his artwork.

Over the past decade, Shonibare has become well known for his exploration of colonialism

Globe Installation :: Mondovì, Italy

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An outdoor exhibition of hanging globes currently in the city of Mondovi, around the Belvedere Tower. Mondovi is a town in Piedmont, northern Italy, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) from Turin. The area around

Handmade London, Part 2

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Last year we took part in Julian Love's project, Handmade London.

"Handmade London showcases some of the capital’s expanding artisan scene. Increasingly disillusioned with the mass-produced goods

If Earth Were The Size of This Globe… via UX.Blog

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Original blog post by John Nelson on UX Blog.
So if Earth were actually the size of this 127 cm diameter globe (and that by dragging my hands along its surface I would not be destroying a soft dusty lava

~ ~ Celestial Globes ~ ~

Bellerby & Co Globemakers Celestial Desk Globe in progress

Long before there were planetariums or advanced technologies available for studying the sky, people devised ways of depicting the sun, moon, planets, and stars in relation to the Earth. There was a desire