Enter the Storm Glass
The storm glass was an instrument devised in the 17th century as a weather prediction device. It is a sealed, drop-shaped glass (ours is 20cm / 8in tall) that contains a special liquid. The state of crystallization of the liquid was believed to be associated with weather patterns, making it a potentially valuable weather forecasting apparatus – especially for seafarers. It has recently been shown that the storm glass is not a reliable barometer, with temperature being the sole driver of crystallization patterns in the liquid. However, the glass has recently started gaining in popularity as a gorgeous, unique home decor item that rarely fails to spark people’s imagination.
Intrigue your guests with an exotic centerpiece
Add to the uniqueness of your abode by placing the storm glass on a dining table, a workdesk, or any other prominent location within your home. It will please the eye on a daily basis, and serve as a fantastic conversation starter when you’re having people over.
Tell a fascinating story
Check out our product brochure for more information on the history of the glass, and narrate a captivating story of the “FitzRoy weather prognosticator” to your guests to set the mood for your event – whatever it may be.
“The quality is better than I thought and was really impressed with the packaging. The brochure was a nice touch and actually pretty informative.”
“It is beautiful and a great conversation starter.”
“Absolutely LOVE this magical piece. It is the water element to my altar~ and is not only beautiful but has a lot of positive energy.”
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FASCINATING PSEUDO-BAROMETER – even though storm glasses are NOT reliable for weather prediction, they make for a perfect gift or home decor centerpiece.
UNMATCHED PACKAGING QUALITY – our glass is the only one on Amazon that comes in a stunning wooden gift box. Skip the generic cheap cardboard packaging.
EXOTIC, THOUGHTFUL GIFT – perfect for those who like history, meteorology, science, art and design, or simply curious gadgets.
PERFECT CONVERSATION STARTER – dazzle your friends with the thrilling history of your “Fitzroy weather prognosticator” and set the mood of the party.
GORGEOUS, REMARKABLE CENTERPIECE – get countless questions and compliments from your guests, tell an amazing story.