Illustrations, Customisation & Personalisation Options + FAQ

Every Bellerby & Co globe is made bespoke to order and can be personalised in endless ways. You are not in any way limited to what you see below – you can specify exactly what you would like (angle, style,… Continue Reading

Gift for a best friend – family history & personal jokes

A great example of a customer getting very creative and incorporating personal jokes, knowledge of family history and memories on to a map / into the cartography of a 22cm Mini Desk Globe. Illustrations of cars, children, people and other… Continue Reading

Bespoke Historic Map | 80cm Floor Standing Globe

A commission for a historic map. Colour here is Mint Green. Size is 80cm diameter. Base is Walnut. In addition to the whole map being bespoke – the globe has added personalisation of hand drawn and hand painted illustrations and an… Continue Reading

Colours : Choosing a Globe by Colour

Roundup of all colours of globes in our collection along with choices in metal and wood bases below and click for PDFs. 22cm Mini Desk Globes | 22cm Mini Desk Globe Colour and Base Options 2019 36cm Livingstone | Livingstone Colour… Continue Reading

The Regency Blue Galileo in Brisbane II | 80cm diameter Floor Standing Globe

The Brisbane II in Walnut – with a Regency Blue globe. The globe here has a matte finish – the other option being gloss. The Walnut has a darker stain – other option being a natural finish to the wood or… Continue Reading

Prussian Blue Britannia & Added Illustrations

This is our classic 50cm Britannia in Walnut. The Walnut here has what we call a “coffee stain” on it which is a nice rich brown finish. The colour is Prussian Blue and the finish is a gloss (with option… Continue Reading

New Base : the 50cm Brisbane II (shown with Ochre)

A new base we really love, it’s a small change to our Brisbane -a variation in the middle section on how the globe is held. Click for our original Brisbane. It’s been years since someone has ordered an Ochre floor… Continue Reading

The Fluted Leg Britannia – 50cm (20 inch) Floor Standing Globe

Our new take on our traditional floor standing base – holding a 50cm diameter globe. Inspired by our “fluted” 80cm Galileo. The handcrafted and hand painted globe spins within a hand engraved brass meridian and can be moved to spin… Continue Reading

Prussian Blue Galileo – Short Design Oak Base

The Galileo is our 80cm diameter floor standing globe. Cradled in a majestic Oak, Sapele or Walnut base, the globe sits within an aged brass meridian and the table holds deep horizon bands. The globe spins smoothly within for a good… 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

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

November in the studio….. I

This month so far we have been working on all sizes of globes as per usual… a few new things in the mix though… Two 50cm in Britannia Blue.. layers of watercolour make this colour shine more green in some light… Continue Reading