Handmade Astrolabe offered by our team at Dracolite.
Handcrafted by skilled Spain artisans.
Ideal for :
* Larp or other event
* Renaissance Decoration
* Holidays and birthdays gift
Miniature Oriental astrolabe. Scale significantly reduced (very complex instrument in this size could be used to learned its parts and basis of use. A real expert could play more). Set for 22º lat.
The name astrolabe comes from the Greek astro, meaning “star” and labio, which means “one who seeks”
For the star seeker in your life, an Astrolabe would be a fine gift.
This instrument is based on the eastern astrolabe now in the collection of the Adler Planetarium in Chicago made by the famous craftsman Diyal’al Din Muhammad in 1647. It is fashioned of brass and comes complete with booklets explaining its use and historical context.