Despite their extensive history, armillary spheres can fit in with transitional and contemporary pieces.
Go from a formal to a downright regal dining room by adding an impressive old-world chandelier. It makes for a great focal point and is a fairly easy way to glam up a room.
Bring some international charm to your home by pairing just-right accessories with your armillary sphere. This Union Jack pillow, stacked suitcases and chandelier allow the homeowners to travel across the pond without leaving the living room.
Because of its rich metal finish, this armillary sphere looks great in a room full of elegant woodwork and warm leather furniture.
If you're looking to make a statement, an oversize sphere chandelier certainly can do the job. The choice brings contrast to this white kitchen.
An armillary sphere fits right in on this Mediterranean-style patio. With the columns, stone arch and scroll accents, you can lounge poolside with thoughts of Italy in your head.
This one stays true to its roots by sticking with the traditional bronze finish. It even has a suspended blue globe to represent Earth, as our planet was once thought to be at the center of the solar system.
The silver-tone finish and clean, crisp lines make this contemporary sclupture an elegant update of the old-fashioned bronze staple.
History buffs can see an original design in this black and white print. It's a great way to show the scientific history of the device without spending a pretty penny — and you can hang it on the wall to save table real estate.