WATCH : ‘Art of Craft – Paper’ | CCTV9

We are part of a five-part series for CCTV9, China’s leading documentary channel. First we see our artists and Peter doing yoga on the rooftop at sunset. Pre-lockdown when this was filmed we did yoga twice a week together. Now… Continue Reading

How shrapnel from WWII got into our Bases | London Plane Wood

We offer many of our bases in locally sourced London Plane wood. Each piece has been hand selected by Peter Bellerby and has a known story which is pretty special. We recommend staining it quite dark as pictured, but the… Continue Reading

Ochre 50cm Britannia | Oak Brisbane II Base

The Britannia is our 50cm floor standing globe. The globe sits within a solid hand engraved brass meridian in which the globe spins and can be moved 360 degrees to view the globe and spin the globe from any angle.… Continue Reading

65cm Bespoke Globe + Gagarin Colouring

This is a take on our Whittaker base (seen previously just with a 50cm diameter globe) – this base shown here is for a 65cm diameter globe and the customer requested changes to how the rings would be spaced. The… Continue Reading

Cool Blue 65cm Floor Standing Globe

Just sent on its way to Zimbabwe! A Cool Blue 65cm floor standing globe. The style is called Straight Leg – the wood here is Walnut – the globe is Cool Blue and the finish to the globe is matte.… Continue Reading

The 80cm Curve in Mint Cassini

The 80cm diameter Curve is a stunning centrepiece, with just a few made each year. Designed by one of the team who made the accommodation pods for the British Antarctic Survey, the base has been further developed and fabricated by… Continue Reading

The 127cm Churchill in Sea Green

The 127cm diameter Churchill Globe in Sea Green with a Walnut base. The globe can spin at any angle within its hand engraved solid brass meridian. The globe is hand painted with added personalisation like hand drawn and hand painted… 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

The Brisbane : 80cm Diameter Floor Standing Globe

Introducing the Brisbane.. a more contemporary wood base for our 80cm diameter Galileo. This globe is Walnut, also available in Oak and Mahogany in various stains. The base as standard comes with a sold brass meridian which is hand engraved.… Continue Reading

The Oak Brisbane : 50cm Britannia : Glacial Blue

For a more modern base – this is the Brisbane. Available in Oak, Walnut or Mahogany with a variety of finishes. The globe sits in a hand-cast brass meridian that is hand engraved. The globe pictured is in “Glacial Blue”… 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

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

NOVEMBER IN THE STUDIO….. II

Photos in the studio through the end of November and first week of December. Working on globes of all sizes as per usual.. getting some winter sunshine through the windows when we are lucky. Glacial Blue 80cm Galileo being glossed… Continue Reading