Monday, November 28, 2016

Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Floor Globes That Make Excellent Presents

December is around the corner and it is never too early to start considering holiday presents. Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas will be here all too soon. As you begin considering Holiday presents take a look at our holiday buying guide for inspiration. Here are five floor standing globes that make excellent and memorable presents.

#1 Lancaster

The Lancaster is a great globe for a library, study or entryway. The 12-inch sphere rests on stand made of cherry wood, the combined height of the assembled globe is 35 inches. The Lancaster is available in two variations, one features blue oceans and the other features antique oceans. A globe like this one is ideal as an accent to a professional setting. The Lancaster may be rotated 360 degrees, for an unobstructed view of any section of the sphere. One of the practical benefits of a full swing meridian is easy navigation. The elegance and sophistication that this globe offers makes it an excellent choice for your home or office. Continents, countries, capitals and landmarks are designated in raised relief.

#2 Lafayette

The Lafayette lends a commanding and masterful presence to any interior space that can accommodate its ample stand. The rich wooden walnut stand adds aesthetic appeal to this globe. There are two styles of the Lafayette available, one model features blue oceans and the other features antique oceans. Both of these models are illuminated by an internal LED and stand 33 inches high when mounted on the stand. Raised relief descriptions of political boundaries make the Lafayette an excellent reference tool for chair side viewing.


#3 Finley

The Finley features a 20-inch sphere mounted a top a cherry finished wooden stand. The simple elegance of this globe is enhanced by a full meridian which allows maximum maneuverability. This one of a kind representation of Earth's landscape is a classic and elegant addition to any interior space. The Finley is available in two variations, one model features blue oceans and the other features antique colored oceans.

#4 Viking Expedition

Viking Expedition
The Viking Expedition includes over 4,000 descriptions of geopolitical boundaries, landmarks, capitals and other points of interest. A full swing meridian with an antique brass compliments the antique oceans of the 16-inch bronze finished sphere. The Viking Expedition combines classic and contemporary craftsmanship to create an elegant centerpiece. The matte finished metal stand features a compass style design as a support for the full meridian. This wonderful globe serves as both a useful reference tool and a classic accent to an elegant interior decor.

Barrel Globe

#5 Barrel World Globe

The Frank Lloyd Wright Barrel World Globe is a unique model of Planet Earth. The inspiration for this globe was a signature piece designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Barrel glob was inspired by a Barrel Chair that was designed by Wright for his own personal use. A full swing meridian enhances the maneuverability of this globe. The combined height of the sphere and the stand are 39-inches. The antique oceans and rich walnut wood of the stand is an elegant and classic

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