Nobody knows who invented the "storm glass"—ancestor of this charming cloud—but it was popularized by pioneering meteorologist Robert Fitzroy, captain of HMS Beagle. (He coined the word "forecast.") This playful interpretation works the same way they did back then. Special liquid inside the glass crystallizes in different patterns as the barometric pressure changes. Fitzroy used his while carrying Charles Darwin on his famous, five-year voyage. Sitting on your desk or windowsill, yours can accompany you on side trips to Planet Weather Nerd.
We now offer a contact-free shopping experience for the safety of our customers and our own employees.
Starting as low as $3.95*, let us give your gift some added flair. We'll personally handwrite your gift message in one of our designer greeting cards and send it along with your gift. All for just the cost of the card.
*Offer only applies to orders of $9.95 or higher (before card, taxes and shipping are added). We can only add a handwritten note to orders that include a greeting card from our store.
Patina offers flat-rate domestic US delivery to the 48 contiguous states using a trackable service from UPS. We also offer store pickup for anyone in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area. For possible expedited options, email us prior to ordering online. Sorry, we cannot ship to P.O. Boxes.
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Try In-Store Pickup, if you live in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. Just select a convenient store location during the checkout process. We'll notify you as soon as your order is ready to be picked up. If your desired location does not offer curbside, inquire with them directly about placing an order.
If you have questions about our shipping and delivery policies, please email us prior to ordering online.
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