This 9" hanging galileo thermometer in 12" cherry/brass stand is a\r\nfunctional decorative item that is suitable for virtually any room or\r\noffice. It's combination of color, function and artful design make for\r\na fascinating and educational conversation piece for family and\r\nfriends. Just look at the lowest floating sphere in the upper part of\r\nthe cylinder to tell the temperature. This galileo thermometer is\r\ncalculated in Fahrenheit. The range of the spheres is 60-84 degrees.\r\nThere are five multi-colored spheres in this thermometer. The spheres\r\nare made of glass. The thermometer is made by a German company that\r\nhas production facilities worldwide. The temperature tags on the\r\nspheres are 24-karat gold plated stainless steel.