Bespoke Colouring & Base on a Livingstone Desktop Globe

A beautiful globe we absolutely love how this came out! The colouring here is based on our normal Glacial Blue but a little greyer in the painting of the ocean. The base was specially sourced Pippy Oak with an ebony… Continue Reading

The 36cm Diameter Livingstone Desk Globe : Solid Aluminium Base : Examples of illustrations

The Glacial Blue and Prussian Blue Livingstone Desk Globes | Paired with a Livingstone base handcrafted from solid Aluminium The globes are 36cm diameter ( 14 inches ) – Each globe is made bespoke to order. Options of added personalisation including bespoke… Continue Reading

Examples of illustrations on a 50cm Britannia Floor Standing Globe | Regency Blue on Fluted Leg & Straight Leg

Our 50cm diameter Britannia floor standing globe in Regency Blue with lots of added hand drawn and hand painted illustrations – to both the land and sea. The detail you see is unique to just this globe and after you place your… Continue Reading

The Fluted Leg Britannia – Mint Cassini & Glacial Blue

Two examples of the 50cm diameter Britannia floor standing globe. First is Mint Green Cassini and the second Glacial Blue. Two of our most popular colours in this sizing. The globes featured have added personalisation like hand drawn and hand… Continue Reading

Favourite : Glacial Blue Mini Desk Globe on Oak Albion Base

One of our favourites – Glacial Blue – seen here on an Oak Albion base. The base here has “invisible” rubber feet. You are welcome to ask for a lighter or darker stain on the wood. Each commision includes 10… Continue Reading

MATTE vs. GLOSS : Glacial Blue Livingstone

All of our Livingstone desk globes are available with a matte or gloss finish. Gloss brings out the colours and is more traditional, matte dulls the colours but in a nice way – equally beautiful in a different way. The… Continue Reading

Bespoke Floor Standing 80cm Base + Glacial Blue Globe

A bespoke commission for a base that combines elements of our traditional 80cm Galileo with the 360 movement of our more contemporary bases. The globe sits on ball bearings enabling fluid movement by hand. To follow us on Instagram : instagram.com/globemakers… Continue Reading

Albion 50 : Glacial Blue

The 50cm diameter Albion Desk Globe by Bellerby & Co Globemakers, London. Colour is Glacial Blue with added personalisation like hand drawn & hand painted illustrations, bespoke cartography & hand written calligraphy. This customer requested the land to be painted a… Continue Reading

The 80cm Galileo – Short Design

The Galileo | 80cm Diameter   Colour featured : Glacial Blue with a gloss finish – also available in matte.   Base : Cherry, also available in Oak or Walnut Style : Low profile, also available in high profile, Brisbane,… Continue Reading

April in The Studio : Bellerby & Co Globemakers

What April in our studio is looking like so far! Starting with Alex working on an 80cm Galileo in Britannia Blue… Back when the last gores were going on in back and Isis in front painting the shading on a… Continue Reading

March in The Studio II : Bellerby & Co Globemakers

As the month comes to a close we finish a 50cm in Ocean Blue & an 80cm in Mint Green. 23cm Mini Desk Globe on Purpleheart Wood – available by special request. The globe we made for Royal Ascot –… Continue Reading

Glacial Blue Vs. Ocean Blue : Matte Finish

A comparison of two colours which can appear very similar. Note the Glacial Blue gets lighter as it nears the coasts – and the Ocean Blue has layers of darker colours in the ocean and is a more solid colour… Continue Reading

March IN THE STUDIO Part I : BELLERBY & CO GLOBEMAKERS, LONDON

This month so far …. we finally finished up the 127cm Churchill (Galileo style base). We are in love with this globe ….. the way it can be adjusted to spin at any angle / upside down and the overall… Continue Reading

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

Taking a look at what we are working on this week …. Starting with a 36cm Livingstone in Prussian Blue, 2nd gore going down!   Alex painting detail on a Mint Green 80cm –   Special hand mixed colours for… Continue Reading

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

Taking a look at what we are working on this week …. starting with an 80cm globe in Prussian Blue. For some fun facts about the Statue of Liberty click > here < Painting the horizon band for a large… Continue Reading

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

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 finished. The is ‘Glacial Blue’ in colouring. Jon has… Continue Reading

January In The Studio : Bellerby & Co Globemakers

It’s been a busy month post holidays, getting back on track and starting a new. We had a new apprentice Eddy start at the beginning of the month as well! He will work through 6 months or so of training… Continue Reading

December in the studio….

Last month in the studio at Bellerby & Co Globemakers… starting with an Aquamarine 36cm Albion.. An 80cm Curve in Britannia Blue.. A Mini Desk Globe in Glacial Blue. 23cm Diameter. A 50cm Britannia in progress… with extra detail in mountain… Continue Reading

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

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, 50cm Britannia’s in Britannia Blue… Continue Reading