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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 .

Our standard sizes are 30cm ( 12 inches ),   40cm ( 16 inches ),  60cm ( 24 inches ),  75cm ( 29½ inches ) diameter. 
but we can also make them to any special size you require.

If you require a personalised dedication or motto we can also supply this by attaching an engraved plate to the main timing ring,  Price on application .

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.






Metal stand for our sundials suitable for any of our armillaries


60cm ( 24 inch ) diameter armillary painted and distressed on victorian cast iron base
40cm ( 16 inch ) diameter armillary painted light green and distressed
50cm ( 20 iinch ) diameter armillary painted light green and distressed


Four ring 50cm ( 19¾ inch ) diameter armillary sundials

Made in Great Britian
Armillary sundials - PJH Designs

Any of our armillary globes ( sphere sundials ) can be finished to your requirements ie rusted , painted or painted and distressed.

These sundials make a superb gift that will be treasured for years and may even be passed down through the family.

Large armillary sundial 75cm ( 29
Small sphere sundial 30cm ( 12