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Handmade World Globes from Germany

We are the exclusive importer of the German made Columbus globes in America. These stunning models are world famous for their hand crafted construction and impeccable design. Columbus has been hand making globes for over 100 years, and the company is still owned by the original Oestergaard family, which founded the company over a century ago. All Columbus world globes are manufactured in Germany and many of them are hand-crafted by trained artisans. They remain the only company on earth that still uses traditional glassblowing techniques to make exquisite glass globes. The meticulous attention to detail and forward thinking design means that these artistic world globes are built to last a lifetime to come. When you buy Columbus globes, you are buying quality.

The Columbus brand is the absolute top of the line in the globe industry. These beauties strike a remarkable balance between traditional artisan manufacturing and innovative engineering. Columbus, for example, was the first to invent maps that transform with light, and remain at the cutting edge of the industry to this day. As wholesale distributors of Columbus, we offer the finest world globes in the manufacturer’s line at unbeatable prices. Enjoy free shipping on all orders inside the continental United States. From our Mini globes all the way up to our Magnum globes, we offer a diverse range of items and price points to suit your specific needs. If for some reason you cannot find the world globe that you are looking for, or have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact our expert staff. Otherwise, enjoy exploring our vast collection of breathtaking German-engineered Columbus globes!


  • 4 Globes Designed for Students

    Education Is there a loved one in your life who is hard at work at school? Is a dear friend of yours about to graduate elementary school, high school, college or graduate school? To either inspire a passion for the world or to sustain an interest after school for our planet, a globe makes a perfect gift for the scholastically inclined people in your life. While more or less any world globe is a necessity for those expanding their knowledge and curiosity. Continue reading →
  • Which are Better: Acrylic or Glass Globes?

    Columbus Globes You may have noticed when surfing the Columbus world globe collection that some spheres are made from plastic and others from glass. Along with size, type of base, type of globe (desktop or floor), type of maps and price, it is one of the main choices to make when finding the right product. While Columbus remains the only globe manufacturer that hand blows glass world globes, there are differences and advantages to both styles. See below for help in deciding what is right for you. Continue reading →