Kaleidoscope - Comet 3 Mirror Polarized Oil Cell by Hiroshi Wakabayashi
The bright and colorful interior manadala is created with a 3 mirror system and an oil filled object chamber containing tiny pieces of transparent film. To further enhance the interior beauty, Hiroshi used a polarized film inside the object chamber. This film filters out light rays that would normally pass through and illuminates the transparent pieces inside. The range of colors is caused by the light rays bending at various angles.
The silver body of the scope is enhanced with gold paint and tiny dichroic speckles. The exterior of the object chamber is also enhanced with a decorative silver epoxy with the name COMET and several tiny stars stamped into it.
This scope is approximately 7" long, 1-1/8" wide at the eye piece end and 1-3/4" wide at the object chamber end.