The storm glass was developed by Admiral Robert Fitzroy and used on his historic voyage with Charles Darwin on the HMS Beagle.
The unique liquid inside the sealed Raindrop responds to changes in the weather, allowing the observer to forecast the possibility of storms, snow, wind, rain or clear skies. Although modern meteorology is far more accurate, these elegant glasses still hold aesthetic appeal.
How to read:
A: Clear Liquid: Bright and clear weather
B: Cloudy Liquid: Sometimes with small stars and crystals at the top. Cloudy weather and often predicts thunderstorms and rain
C: Small Stars in Liquid: Humid or foggy weather
D: Large Flaky Crystals: Cloudy skies, snow in winter
E: Threads of Crystals At The Top: Windy Weather
F: Crystals At The Bottom: Frost may be coming
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 06 / 2020
- 60 x 120 x 60mm