Newsweek Features Bar Globe from BarGlobeWorld

BarGlobeWorld.com  has been featured in Newsweek’s “Alexa Chung Picks a Few of Her Favorite Things,” where the British “it” girl “calls our Aristocratic Floor Globe Bar “really rad.” She’s right – it is!

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See our bar globe in Newsweek’s online version in The Daily Beast’s Entertainment & Fashion photo gallery, or pick up a Feb. 20, 2012 issue of Newsweek magazine.

 

Until now the Newsweek magazine’s Want Page has only been accessible online, but the print issue has finally made it from the presses to the stores!

 

Image of Aristocratic Floor Globe Bar
Aristocratic Floor Globe Bar

In the Want Page, Chung says she’s obsessed with vintage globes,” and it’s an honor that she chose one of our bar globes to illustrate her obsession.


This Italian-made 16th century replica globe bar is a true copy of an original piece and contains a museum-quality reproduction map. The floor-standing vintage replica globe mini bar comes in a choice of three colors: classic, safari and laguna.

 

If you have an obsession with globe bars too, BarGlobeWorld.com knows the perfect way to satisfy it!

 


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Tips on Caring for Antique Globes, Bar Globes and Replicas

Proper care is obviously essential for preserving the condition of an antique. However, careful maintenance of a vintage replica can help to ensure that a globe made in the 21st century survives to be an antique in the next.  

At BarGlobeWorld.com we not only want you to buy a bar globe from us, we want you to keep it for a long, long time. So below you’ll find a few tips that we wrote to help keep your floor globe bar, table top bar globe or globe bar serving cart looking like new (even if it’s old). 

For a more comprehensive guide to caring for your globe furniture, read our article: 

 

Tips on Care

Photo of a damaged globe bar
Damaged bar globe

Keep your globe out of direct sunlight. Prolonged exposure can fade the colors and print of the map, as well as darken and yellow the varnish applied over the paper gores.  
 

 

Do not use any abrasive or harsh detergents, as well as solutions with alcohol or solvents, while cleaning your globe. Avoid even using water if gentle cleaning with a dry, soft cloth will suffice.
 

If any section of your globe is beginning to peel or already has, or if you see weak spots or surface damage on the shell, bring it to a professional conservator immediately.
 

Keep your globe, especially an antique, in an environment where relative humidity and temperature do not fluctuate a great deal. Many materials used to craft vintage globes and replicas are sensitive to changes in climate.