Carefully made of POLISHED, MACHINED BRASS MOUNTED ON HARDWOOD this replica sphere shaped nautically themed ARMILLARY SPHERE PAPERWEIGHT will give your desk a stylish and classy touch
Features a high-quality machined brass design and celestial lines of longitude and latitude and mounted on a solid hardwood base.
Armillary spheres were widely used during the 17th and 18th centuries in scientific debates over the relative merits of the competing central Earth and central Sun theories. They show the Earth (a central ball) surrounded by rings (armilla in Latin) which represent the great circles of the heavens.
The paper weight measures 13cm (H) x 8cm (W) |5.15 inches (H) x 3.1 Inches (W) the armillary is mounted on a solid hardwood base that has a felt covered base to protect the desktop
This ornament would make a perfect wedding or birthday gift and a great addition to any home office desk.