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Bellerby & Co Globemakers, London.

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A failed attempt at finding a well crafted globe, a gift for his father, was the inspiration behind Peter Bellerby‘s year and a half long journey to master the art of making artisanal globes – a craft that is so extremely difficult, it’s no wonder there is only one other person in the world that shares in this complex skill. Each component of the globe is constructed by hand – from casting the spheres to hand painting the illustrations.

Bellerby & Co: Globemakers

Beautiful handmade globes Bellerby & Co

Painting a Bellerby & Co handcrafted globe -- a failed attempt at finding a well crafted globe, a gift for his father, was the inspiration behind Peter Bellerby‘s year-and-a-half-long journey to master the art of making artisanal globes

Bellerby & Co: Globemakers

Isis : Bellerby & Co Globemakers, London. Photo by Tom Bunning : hand painted world globes.

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Bellerby & Co. Globemakers is a London-based studio that specializes in handmade globes. Founded in 2008 by Peter Bellerby after

(via Fancy - 1952 Metal Magnetic Air Race Globe)

An entry from Emilialua

This metal globe was made in 1952 by Replogle. It's their highly collectible magnetic "Air Race Globe.

The studio of Bellerby  Co Globemakers : London, England : www.bellerbyandco.com

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“Great to visit the studio of Bellerby this morning with Feeling very wanderlusty!

World #Globe with 30 different kinds of wood.

World Globe Project - a geodesic globe of polyhedrons made out of different kinds of hardwood.

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