This 17" Standing Galileo Thermometer is a functional decorative item that is suitable for virtually any room or office. It's combination of color, function and artful design make for a fascinating and educational conversation piece for family and friends. Just look at the lowest floating globe to tell the temperature. This galileo thermometer is calculated in Fahrenheit. The range of the globes is 66-84 degrees. There are ten multi-colored globes in this thermometer. The globes are made of glass. The thermometer is made by a German company that has production facilities worldwide. The tags on the globes are 24-karat gold plated stainless steel.