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Made by hand for Chilstone in
England, our range of armillary
spheres are accurate for use within
the UK mainland. Overseas clients
must provide the GPS position of
The arrow is called the Gnomon,
which in ancient Greek means to
‘indicate’ or to ‘know’, and needs
to point directly at Polaris, the
Armillaries work best on larger
plinths. For example, our Ecliptic
armillary would suit a mediumsized column, such as our C2400
French round pedestal.
A larger version of our Jupiter
armillary, handmade from solid
brass and calibrated to the client’s
GPS location. This striking, ancient
timepiece works very well with a
larger plinth, such as our Linford
or Oxted sundial plinths.
A personal engraved message or
motto is included within the price.
Sphere diameter: 48.0cm (19 ins)
Height: 60.0cm (23¾ ins)
Chilstone Open Armillary
A beautiful scientific instrument, which is a stunning
focal point for any setting. Handmade in solid brass
and calibrated to the client’s GPS location.
A bronze, adjustable armillary with an open equatorial
design, making the time shadow easier to see.
A personal engraved message or motto is included
within the price.
All our armillaries can be engraved
with a personal message or motto
for an additional charge.
Sphere diameter: 43.0cm (17 ins)
Sphere diameter: 41.0cm (16 ins)
Height: 48.0cm (19 ins)