June 2012 - Cigar Box Kaleidoscope (Boyd Wright)

Artist: Boyd Wright (Wright Made Products)

Description: These kaleidoscopes are a limited edition series crafted using empty (used) cigar boxes and copper tubing to make a body for an object chamber wheel kaleidoscope.  The cigar box is sealed to protect the mirror assembly.

Dimensions Vary: 7 1/2 to 12 inches long by 5 3/4 to 10 1/2 inches wide by 2 to 3 inches thick.

Interior Image: Three mirror 60-60-60 equilateral triangle image created using front-surface mirrors.

Objects:  A mixture of brightly colored, various shaped glass gems and other objects.

Miscellaneous: It is believed that only Boyd Wright makes kaleidoscopes out of cigar boxes. [Editor's note: Skeeter and Peter DeMattia of Originals by Skeeter used to make Cigar Box kaleidoscopes but no longer make them]

 

The below photos show the various scopes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The below photos show the images. 

 

 

 

Scope is available on the Wright Made Etsy shop

View the Boyd Wright Page.

View other Boyd Wright scopes

View the Boyd Wright Contact Page.

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