Heebie Jeebies | Fitzroy's Storm Glass | Necklace
The storm glass was popularised by Admiral Robert Fitzroy after his historic voyage on the HMS Beagle.
How the Storm Glass works is still a mystery, but it is believed that electromagnetic changes in weather patterns activate the crystals inside (sealed glass chamber fill with crystals when air pressure decreases).
This is a gorgeous necklace is the perfect for mums, grandmas, or anyone who loves meteorology. It's a totally unique mix of science, art, and weather prediction that will fascinate everyone! Wear it as a pendant, or hang it as part of your decor.
Silver chain measures: 30cm drop / 60cm in total (with 8cm extender if you would like it longer).
Glass barrel measures: 3cm in diameter x 1cm deep.
Metal is white gold plated, nickel and lead free.
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
F: Crystals At The Bottom,
Frost may be coming.
Age: 12+ (this is not a toy it is made from glass)
Please note accuracy of weather detection may not be 100% when worn as body heat can compromise the crystals effectiveness.