Named after the inventor, Robert Fitzroy, THE STORM GLASS WEATHER PREDICTOR uses a combination of special liquids inside the glass tube to predict changes in the weather and will make a great fun gift for anyone interested in watching the weather and let s face it that is just about everyone in the UK.
Invented in the 19th century by Admiral FitzRoy, the famous sailor and meteorologist, this AMAZING AND MYSTERIOUS liquid and crystal filled storm glass device is used for predicting the weather up to 2 days in advance, this updated barometer responds to atmospheric fluctuations to forecast the weather. Crystals within the sealed glass chamber cluster or disperse with changes in air pressure or temperature.
Measures approx. 14cm (h) | 5.5inches (H) , the glass tube sits in a wooden base measuring 6cm | 2.25 inches at its widest point there are readings on the glass to make using the storm glass very easy
Apart from anything else, this is a GREAT DECORATIVE PIECE AND A WONDERFUL CONVERSATION STARTER, it does after all provide you a legitimate reason to mention the weather. Please note that the Storm glass may take one to two weeks of crystal stabilization time and adapt to the environment before becoming completely effective
Please note that the Storm glass may take one to two weeks of crystal stabilization time and adapt to the environment before becoming completely effective