Authentic Model Globes Fun Facts

  • Map sections (or gores) are applied by hand on globe spheres like centuries ago. 
  • Terrestrial globes depict the earth and celestial globes depict the heavens.
  • Armillary spheres are the Ptolemaic concept with a wooden blue center, which symbolizes the Earth at the center of the Universe.
  • Globes are finished in a semi-matte and complement both traditional and contemporary decor. 

 

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~ by authenticmodels on November 26, 2012.

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