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Iranian Jewel-Studded Globe:  "The most magnificent globe in existence, it...is covered with over 51 thousand gemstones... According to legend, Nasseridin Shah (1848-1896) ordered the construction of the globe to help keep track of the loose gemstones in the treasury."

Iranian Crown Jewels Jewel studded globe century Iran - The most magnificent globe in existence, it is covered with over 51 thousand gemstones.

Grocery Store 1890 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo Grocery Store 1890 Vintage…

Grocery Store 1890 Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Grocery Store, New Zealand, photographer unknown. Really worth going to source to see full screen

Replogle Gemstone World Globe Brass Cherub by silvergoldbuyers

Replogle Gemstone World Globe Brass Cherub Feet Table Map

An Armillary sphere, or advanced angle measurer for determining equatorial or ecliptical coordinates of stars...

Astrolabe - ancient astronomical "computer" for solving problems relating to time and the position of the Sun and stars in the sky.

Celestial globe  Place of origin: Lahore, Pakistan (made)  Date: 1650 (made)  1800 - 1900 (made)  Artist/Maker: Unknown (production)  Diya al-Din Muhammad, born 1615 - died 1684 (made)  Materials and Techniques: [celestial globe] Brass, cast, engraved, and inlaid with silver. Brass, with no seam but two visible plugs, one of a different alloy from the rest of the globe. Stars inlaid with silver points. Engraved with the equator, circles of latitude, and zodiac constellations.

Celestial globe

Celestial globe - Victoria & Albert Museum - Search the Collections

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