Named “spheres of light” by Antonio Neri in 1612, the first gazing globes date back to 13th century Venice. Popularized in the Victorian era, the mirrored finish provided a fish-eye view of the entire garden and they were believed to fend off misfortune and deliver happiness and joy. Add color, charm, and good luck to your garden with these sparkling garden jewels from ACHLA Designs. These glass balls are blown in a layered technique that gives a crackly appearance over the colored glass and mirror finish while retaining structural integrity. In 11 brilliant colors and three diameter sizes, 6” 10” and 12”.