This is the perfect gift for any meteorology geek, science fanatic or just anyone in need of some distraction who has to spend long hours at a desk. Actually, this storm glass is well-fit to fascinate any audience. Predict weather like Charles Darwin did with Admiral Fitzroy's ingenious Storm Glass! The glass capsule is filled with liquid which indicates what the weather has in store. It is placed upon a beech wood base. This classic device ensures endless marvel and adds a little atmosphere to your home and daily routine.