A truly magnificent and eye catching combination, this gemstone globe with table clocks, thermometer and hygrometer makes an impressive addition to any home or office. With oceans made of opalite, the continents are handcrafted with a variety of natural semiprecious stones such as tiger eye, abalone shell, onyx and jade. Not only are countries labeled, but also some capitals and other large cities. Beneath the globe, a 4-sided mechanism houses 2 clocks (for keeping track of time in different parts of the world), a thermometer that measures the temperature in Fahrenheit and Centigrade, and a hygrometer. The clocks have crystals marking the hours. The rotating globe and clock are encircled by four brass pillars, all of which are mounted on a circular, golden-colored base that rotates. The globe measures approximately 6" in diameter, the base measures approximately 7-7/8"in diameter and the globe and base measure approximately 11-1/2" tall. (Item #1301)
An exceptional piece of desk art, this luminous crystal globe etched with frosted continents rests on a trapezoid-shaped crystal base. Packaged in a satin-lined presentation box, this crystal collectible will add an international touch to the desktop. The globe measures 3-1/2" in diameter and the base measures 3-1/8" square at the widest point x 2" high. (Item #2207)
A stunning gift, this wine stopper set features 3 gemstone globes atop silver-tone metal, cone-shaped stoppers, presented in a rosewood box. The 3 globe stoppers will be one each of black onyx, white howlite, blue lapis, aqua blue, or red jasper, depending upon availability. The gemstone globes are impeccably designed and hand-crafted with semiprecious gemstones of varying colors and textures representing the continents. Gold or silver latitude and longitude lines add the finishing touch. The globes are each approximately 1-1/8" in diameter and each wine stopper is 3-7/8" in length. The rosewood box is lined with ivory-colored, suede-like material (instead of blue lining, as pictured in the photo), closes with a brass latch and measures 5-1/2" x 6-3/8" x 2-3/8". (Item #2306)
Frosted glass etched on the finest, clear, lead crystal creates the illusion of continents on the spherical globe top of this striking desk accessory. The sphere rests on a faceted, rectangular base. Packaged in a presentation box with satin lining, this sophisticated desk accessory measures 5" high, with the globe measuring 3-1/8" in diameter. (Item #1383)
This artfully designed and functional desk accessory features a magnified, gyroscopic clock mounted between golden pillars on a piano-finish, rosewood base. The clear sphere in the center of the gyroscope has a clock on one side and a world map on the opposite side, which may be replaced with a custom picture or logo. Both sides of the sphere are fitted with dome magnifiers. The clock has a gold-tone face with black Roman numerals. Felt lines the bottom of the base. Measures 5-1/2" high x 6-1/2" in diameter, with the sphere containing the clock and globe measuring 3" in diameter. Includes an oval, gold-tone engraving plate. (Item #2418)
Reminiscent of the 1950's, these globe bookends add a touch of nostalgia to the home or office. The chrome half-globes each measure 4-3/4" in diameter and rest on a solid black base, which measures 3-1/4" x 3-1/4" x 1-1/4". Felt underneath the base protects furniture. The pair weigh 8 pounds. (Item #2077)
With cobalt blue oceans and silver continents, this stunning crystal globe rests on a trapezoid-shaped base with beveled edges. The globe measures approximately 2-3/4" in diameter and the base measures 3" square at the widest point x 2" high. (Item #2201)
Expertly crafted in Italy with the exceptional attention to quality and detail for which Italian artisans are renowned, this pen set includes a fountain pen, ballpoint pen and letter opener. The barrels of the pens and handle of the letter opener feature a black carbon fiber design, with elegant chrome accents. The set is exquisitely packaged in a presentation box with a vintage globe design on the lid and a brown suede interior holding area for the set. (Item #2541)
The oceans on this extraordinary globe resemble the deep, crystalline blue waters of the Caribbean. The globe, which measures 6" in diameter, is handcrafted with a variety of natural, semiprecious stones such as tiger eye, abalone shell, onyx and jade. Beneath the globe, a 4-sided mechanism houses 2 clocks (for keeping track of time in different parts of the world), a thermometer that measures the temperature in Fahrenheit and Centigrade, and a hygrometer. The rotating globe and clock are encircled by four silver-tone pillars, all of which are mounted on a circular, silver-colored base that rotates. 7-7/8"in diameter x 11-1/2" tall. (Item #2359)
The surface of this midnight blue, crystal sphere is etched with the continents to create an ethereal globe. When held to the light, tiny bubbles inside the crystal illuminate to give a sparkling, iridescent effect. Measuring 3" in diameter, the globe rests on a wooden base measuring 3" square at the bottom x 2-1/4" square at the top x 1-1/4" high. Packaged in satin-lined presentation box. (Item #1727)
This exceptional ballpoint pen features a world map made of gemstones, with the oceans in aqua blue and the continents in other colors. The pen measures 5" long x 5/8" in diameter. (Item #1815)
Created using a centuries-old lacquering technique, this hand-crafted wooden box features an Old World map inlaid on the lid. Surrounding the hemispheres on the map are representations of the four elements: Fire, by Apollo driving the Sun’s chariot across the sky; Aeros, the goddess of Air, surrounded by clouds and birds; Mother Earth, surrounded by animals and the earth’s bounty; and Water represented by a Siren and sea monsters. Four portraits fill the corners of the map - Julius Caesar, Claudius Ptolemy, Jodocus Hondius and Gerard Mercator. Black felt lines the interior of the box and provides protection on the underside of the box. 8" wide x 5-7/8" deep x 3-1/4" high. (Item #2187)
With mesmerizing beauty, this snow globe comes to life when inverted to release a cloud of iridescent snow crystals around the glowing translucent blue earth with silver continents poised in its center. The clear crystal globe is mounted on a solid black base. The glass globe measures 4" in diameter; total dimensions are 4" x 4" x 5" high. (Item #2566)
Add a distinguished look to the desktop with this pen stand featuring an old-world style globe mounted on a rosewood base, with a brass pen and pen holder. The base measures approximately 8" x 4" and stands 6-1/2" high from the bottom of the base to the top of the globe. The globe rotates on its axis and the pen holder swivels to the desired angle. The brass ballpoint pen with black ink is 6-1/2" long. (Item #1115)
For the writer of global vision, this stylish rollerball pen features a chrome world map design around the barrel with the names of the continents imprinted in black. The chrome map, clip and decorative accents contrast elegantly against the high-gloss, black lacquer finish of the pen. The top of the cap functions as a capacitive stylus for use with touch-screen devices. 5-5/8" long x 1/2" in diameter. (Item #2397)
Frosted continents and longitude/latitude lines are etched on the clear, optical crystal globe that rests atop the cube-shaped crystal base. The globe measures approximately 3-1/8" in diameter and the base is a 1-15/16" cube. Packaged in a presentation box with satin lining. (Item #2208)
An ideal gift for the business person, world traveler, or individual with global vision, these globe paperweights will add interest and a sense of sophistication to the desktop. Semiprecious stones of varying colors form the oceans and continents on each globe, while fine strands of gold mark the latitude and longitude lines. Nestled in crème satin in a custom-fit gift box, each globe arrives in style. Choose from 2 styles, each of which measures approximately 3" in diameter:
A crystal-clear, optical-glass globe with continents etched in a frosted finish sits atop a wood base with a dark, mahogany, piano finish. The globe measures 3" in diameter and the base measures 2-7/8" x 2-7/8" x 1-7/8" high.This item is packaged in a satin-lined gift box and includes a gold-tone metal engraving plate that is cut to fit the shape of the base. (Item #2399)
With a glance, these antique map desk accessories elicit thoughts of travel, adventure and exploration, transforming the desktop into a reminder of discoveries of the past and opportunities for the future. Using masterful decoupage techniques, artisan Scott Potter meticulously creates these exceptional desk accessories using reproduction antique maps in muted tones.
The dome-shaped, antique map paperweight measures 3-1/2" in diameter x 1-1/2" high.
With an oval shape, this antique map paperweight measures 4" x 2-3/4" x 3/4".
Each keyring features a hand-cut and handshaped globe made of semi-precious gemstones. The keyholder and chain are made of brass. The globe measures approximately 3/4" to 1" in diameter and the keychain is approximately 4" long. Choose from 4 styles:
Standing in the middle of the glass globe is a diminutive dancer modeled after the Degas masterpiece. Calmly poised with graceful innocence, hands gently clasped behind her back, she seems both at rest, but also possessed with youthful energy that could lead her to twirl off in an impish dance. When the globe is inverted, sparkling golden snow flakes are released to envelope the ballerina. The clear crystal globe is mounted on a solid black base. The glass globe measures 4" in diameter; total dimensions are 4" x 4" x 5" high. (Item #2567)