In the 1800's and early 1900's, fishermen used glass float balls to keep their nets afloat. Large nets would be strung together, and the hollow glass balls would keep them near the surface, allowing fish to swim into them. This beautiful reproduction contains three colored glass balls and measures 12 inches from one globe to top of glass float, hemp rope measures 3 inches from top of glass ball to hanging point. Condition, Historical reproduction, Bottom globe measures 14 inches, middle 10 inches, top globe 8 inches, all encircled by hemp rope. MSRP 39.95. New with a tag.