Authentic Alexander Kalifano gemstone earth globe ornament, 3 inches tall. This gorgeous globe is is assembled by hand using many different gemstones from all over the world. Each country is inlaid from a different grade a semi precious stone. Some of the gems used to create the globes are: lapis, mother of pearl, amethyst, jade, tiger's eye, jasper, quartz, onyx, unakite, abalone and others. The latitude and longitude lines are made with 24 karat gold thread. Hand placed lettering adorns each country and the globe is sealed in a protective resin. The flat spot on the South Pole is covered with felt to protect your furniture. The craftsmanship, weight and design makes this a very special ornament. It comes packed in it's own satin line gift box.