The Art of Handmade Globes

The Art of Handmade Globes

When Peter Bellerby couldn’t find the perfect handmade globe for his father’s 80th birthday, he took matters into his own hands. He spent the next few years learning and perfecting the lost art of globemaking, which turned out to be a difficult, detailed process. Today, he runs Bellerby & Co Globemakers out of a small London studio with a team of 15 skilled craftsmen who create every masterpiece by hand.

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29 thoughts on “The Art of Handmade Globes

  1. Earth is not a globe. Water always finds its level and lies flat. 8 inches per mile squared, research that calculation.

  2. Our school gives 3d globes to all the history world cultures and social studies teachers. The Spanish teacher didn’t get one, but honestly she didn’t deserve one lol. (She’s not a very good teacher)

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