I love the face of barometers, and they come in many, many shapes and sizes.
The mercury barometer was invented in 1643 by Torricelli, a student of Galileo, in
Barometers made before 1680 are extremely scarce since they were originally very crude and were used by scientists as tools of discovery. Gradually, the simple plank with a tube attached became the stick barometer, with its ornate case work, engraved silvered-brass register plate, tube and cistern cover. Until about 1780 barometers were still the preserve of scientists and the wealthy, but they had started to move out of
If you have a narrow space on a wall and you want to bring some interest into the space. The barometer is a good choice.
Get headaches ? This little gem will tell you when certain kinds of headaches are coming.
This barometer would look great on a mantle or a large end table, or even a console.
You can see some of the sizes, some are 40 x 10.
We all have ' bald spots on our walls' and this size will be a real interesting fix.
The storm glass is pretty cool, this three dimensional look that will add impact to any room.
I have included a bit of history.....
Would you like to use a barometer in the design of one of your rooms ?
Do you have an internal barometer ???
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