The Wanderers Orrery

Every orrery begins with our wanderers mechanism, perfected over 27 years of experience to create the signature smooth, precision motion of our orreries.

  • Classic Wanderers Orrery


    An elegant, minimalist presentation, with the Wanderers mechanism exposed under a glass dome upon a 12-sided wooden base.


    Shown with deluxe brass planet set and natural oak woodwork.

  • Grand Orrery


    Inspired by orreries of antiquity. Featuring a wide cabinet-style enclosure with brass fixtures, above which a half armillary rests atop an engraved brass calendar ring.


    Shown with deluxe brass planet set (custom) and walnut woodwork

  • Tower Orrery


    Solid brass mechanism and planets enclosed within a full armillary sphere, encircled with engraved calendar and constellation rings, resting atop a 12 sided wooden base featuring engraved panels of the zodiac in brass.

    Shown with deluxe stone planets set and solid walnut woodwork

  • Brass & Hematite Planet set

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    The standard presentation used in classical orreries, with a solid brass sphere to represent the Sun.

  • Semi-precious Stone Planet Set

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    Hand-picked semi-precious stones to represent the variety present in our solar system:

    • Sun: Orange Calcite
    • Mercury: Pyrite Lapis
    • Venuse: Yellow Tiger Eye
    • Earth: Sodalite/Lapis
    • Mars: Carnelian
    • Jupiter.: Banded Agate
    • Saturn: Yellow Tiger Eye
    • Uranus: Aventurine
    • Neptune: Turquois
    • Pluto: Agate
  • Deluxe Stone

    Add $350

    Our Deluxe Stone presentation includes all of our hand-picked semi-precious stones, with the addition of the 28 major moons of the solar system, as well as a functional clockwork mechanism depicting the 28 day orbit of Earth's moon.

    Luna - mother of pearl

    other moons - agate

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  • Natural Oak, hand-oiled

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    Grand Orrery shown here

  • Orrery model base in solid walnut

    Solid Black Walnut, hand oiled

    Add $100

    Tower Orrery Base

  • Natural Red Mahogany with Zodiacal Panels

    Solid Red Mahogany, hand oiled

    Add $50

    Tower Orrery Base with zodiacal panels

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Customize your orrery. Please see the "full size gallery" for viewing of our orrery art.

Inquiries: or 720-217-7609

Each orrery is a clockwork driven gearwork and part of a unique series of precision crafted art. Accurate correct relative orbital speeds.

Solid hardwood, semi-precious stone and polished brass. 

Science Art orrerymakers offer full installations that inspire imaginations around the world. We kindle the spirit of astronomical endeavors and the quest for understanding our universe.

Each orrery demonstrates the accurate clockwork movement and artistry of the heavens.  

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