Four ring 40cm ( 16 inch ) diameter armillary sundials
Four ring 30cm ( 12 inch ) diameter armillaries
Five rings 75cm ( 29½ inch ) diameter globe sundial
4 ring 60cm ( 24 inch ) diameter armillary sundial
Contempory iron plinth, pedestal, column. Suitable for all sizes of our armillary sphere sundials, we can also source period stone and cast iron bases,
All of our armillary sundials are hand crafted by ourselves in Essex UK and are delivered in one piece, there is no assembly necessary, they are all manufactured from quality wrought iron .
Setting up and fixing.
We will set up your armillary for the latitude they will be delivered to, which will be your address unless you specified a different one when you place your order. At midday stand with your back to the sun, you are now facing north.Place the sundial on the plinth with the arrow or top sphere facing away from you, now move out of the way to let the sun shine on the dial and note that the gnomon ( arrow shaft ) casts ahadow on the hour band, turn the armillary until the shadow is at the 12 o'clock mark and fix the sphere down at this position.
Four ring 50cm ( 19¾ inch ) diameter armillary sundials
Any of our armillary globes ( sphere sundials ) can be finished to your requirements ie rusted , painted or painted and distressed.