The advent of Google Earth meant the slow and steady demise of the globe. Yes, those big round things in Geography classrooms.
People often take for granted the painstaking process involved in creating globes. It’s as much an art as it is a science. Bellerby & Co. Globemakers, based in Stoke Newington, London, are one of just two studios in the world currently designing, and producing hand-made globes.
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The globemakers have received copious praise from globe owners worldwide regarding their craftsmanship and service. The careful, tedious process of globemaking at the studio is documented in the pictures below and show just how demanding the work can be even for seasoned artists, check it out and visit their website to learn how you can get one custom made for collection.