Kaleidoscope - Mandala dry cell 2 Mirror 5 Point Star in Copper by Hiroshi Wakabayashi
This is Hiroshi Wakabayashi's handheld oil cell kaleidoscope with a dry object cell. The copper body of the scope is enhanced by torching the copper to create colorful heat patinas offering an antique look. The body is further enhanced with a series of colorful glass beads and stones set in a gold epoxy.
The bright and colorful interior image is a 5 point star mandala created with a 2 mirror system. The dry cell contents include tiny pieces of colorful glass and polarized beads.
This handcrafted Japanese kaleidoscope is 7-1/4" long, 1-3/4" wide at the object cell end and 1-3/4" wide at the eye piece end. A custom wooden base is included.