FEBRUARY IN THE STUDIO PART II : BELLERBY & CO GLOBEMAKERS, LONDON

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Taking a look at what we are working on this week .... starting with an 80cm globe in Prussian Blue.

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Painting the horizon band

February in the studio Part I : Bellerby & Co Globemakers, London

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Sam working on a 36cm Livingstone in Prussian Blue - this globe includes the customers favourite quotations in the ocean in a calligraphy font.

The 127cm Churchill still in progress.. nearly

Colours : Choosing a Globe by Colour

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Roundup of all colours of globes in our collection along with choices in metal and wood bases.

Any colour you see on any size globe can be adapted to any other size or style of globe. There may just

In the studio with Andy Lockley : Bellerby & Co Globemakers, November 2016

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Photographer Andy Lockley spent a couple of days with us, shooting some beautiful photos in the natural winter light of our studio.

At the time we were working on a 127cm Churchill in Glacial Blue,

Albion Desk Globe Available in All Sizes

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Bellerby & Co's signature desk globe with 360 degree movement by hand can now be ordered as the original 23cm globe, 36cm, 50cm, 80cm or 127cm.

We will add more photos as we complete this years

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

The Churchill In Progress…. and FINISHED!

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We are so excited to have completed another beautiful 127cm globe. A custom order with bespoke cartography and colouring, this globe is truly one of a kind. Can't wait to see how it looks in it's new home!

This Week in Instagram….

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It's been a busy couple of weeks. Finishing up a bespoke 80cm Curve showing the oceans trenches, the 127cm Churchill, mini globes for Harrods, a globe for Yinka Shonibare, working on new marble bases,

On The Horizon

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Jon laying down the horizon for the handmade globe stand, which is crafted using reclaimed oak and cherry wood.

The Britannia was the first in the Bellerby & Co. collection, and is a beautiful,

This Week in…. Instagram

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1. Daniela and her new Mini Desk Globe "Terra", 2. The Mini Desk Globe in Peters home, 3. Isis working on a Curve for Harrods, 4. The new Mini Celestial Globe.

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This Week In Instagram

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Birthday Globe

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Two nice things happened on Sunday. One.... the sun came out and we were able to catch a tan on Church Street with a nice glass of wine. Two... a lovely family surprised the man of the house with a globe

Bellerby & Co at Home in Africa

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Today we are excited to see photos come through of our Churchill's safe arrival at it's new home in Africa. He has been given pride of place in the grand Billiards Room.

Sirai House is found in the

The World In Their Hands

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Be sure to check us out in the Christopher Ward, Spring 2014 Magazine.

 

 

Wyld’s Great Globe

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60 feet and 4 inches in diameter ‘Wyld’s Great Globe’ was truly a wondrous fabrication that we only just discovered! You know how we love huge globes.....

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Today in Instagram……

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Isis finishing up a Galileo and a Churchill. The globe chandelier Peter is working on (we are taking donations of your old plastic light up globes ;)) and Cressida cutting out gores.

   

Today in Instagram

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Well the rain has started to pour down and we are all keeping busy to avoid the chill of our beautiful warehouse with its metal roof and drafty windows.

Isis finished painting the detail on a Churchill

On The Map…

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Some time ago Peter met up with Simon Garfield who wanted to write a chapter on him in On The Map: Why the world looks the way it does.

Maps fascinate us. They chart our understanding of the world and

Churchill goes for a spin..

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It may come as no surprise but the most difficult globes we make... are the Churchill Globes.

We have been working on a commission for months but it is coming along smoothly so far. Here we are giving

Wired Magazine says we are the coolest..

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Click here to read the article via Wired Magazine.