The Birthplace of Our Brass Meridians

Our favourite photographer Hal Shinnie went up to the foundry in Derbyshire where the brass meridians for our Classic Globes are hand-casted.

This amazing space looks how a foundry would have a hundred years ago… men working with their hands using techniques passed down through generations. A fascinating look behind the scenes of just one of the handmade parts of our bespoke globes. The metals are melted into liquid.. poured into our custom moulds and then the metal is casted as it cools and solidifies.

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Hals next stop is Aston Martin where the bases for our 80 Series are made.

Bellerby & Co Globemakers

Bellerby & Co Globemakers; Creators of high quality, beautiful handmade world globes. Combining traditional techniques with pioneering design. Handcrafted terrestrial and celestial globes in London. We create models of many sizes and styles, and offer a bespoke service.

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