An expertly crafted floor globe from Columbus
Globes of Germany featuring a mouth-blown crystal globe ball resting in a
contemporary stainless steel semi-meridian. The globes base, a combination
of solid wenge wood and brushed stainless steel, lend to the overall modern
aesthetic of this stunning globe. Innovative dual image cartography allows
one to view political borders in vibrant contrasting colors when the globe
is turned off and physical features such as mountain ranges and ocean depths
when illuminated. An unparalleled level of detail is put into the
cartography work making this an ideal reference globe. Features nearly 4,400
place names labeled as well as ocean currents and major shipping lane
routes. The globes cartography features light gray colored oceans with shaded
bathymetry and countries in contrasting pastel color tones.
The map used for this globe is cut into gores and placed by
hand over crystal spheres by expert globe makers. Every aspect of the globe,
from the high resolution printing to the precision hand craftsmanship add to
its unsurpassed quality. The crystal globe ball guarantees optimal
illumination of the map chart. A truly impressive globe from Columbus Globes
that will bring immeasurable distinction to any home or office setting.
The Columbus 16" Bremen Duo Alba Illuminated Floor Globe
16" Political Floor Globe
Crystal glass, mouth-blown
Solid wenge wood w/ stainless accents
Stainless steel semi-meridian
Light Gray Ocean
Electrical Cord Run:
Routed through base
Columbus Duo Alba Series
Hand blown crystal globe ball features exquisite
cartography. Dual image map technology has been incorporated to show
political borders in contrasting colors when not lit and physical features
when illuminated. Combines a physical and political globe in one.
One of the most technically advanced political globes on the
market. Colorful artistic cartography that is printed in 24 successive
layers of color followed by a protective high gloss clear coat for an
impressive finish with flawless shine.
A cartographic masterpiece produced by skilled artisans
blending the craft of woodwork, glass blowing, cartography, and design.