Kaleidoscope, Mini Oil Wand, Brazillian Pernambuco Wood, Artisan Handcrafted, Gift for all ages, Christmas. Men, Women

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front surface mirrors, mini oil wand, pernambuco wood

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A mini oil wand kaleidoscope, handcrafted by artisan/seller, in a piece of Pernambuco wood from Brazil. The 'scope is easily held in one hand to view. The oil-filled wand is filled with brightly colored objects and will provide lots of fun for persons of all ages. The body contains a three-piece assembly of front-surface mirrors (see below for explanation of front-surface mirrors). Great gift for all ages.

The body of the 'scope is approximately 3" long and 1" wide. The oil wand is 6" long and approximately 1/4" round.

To view a SAMPLE of the view from an mini oil wand kaleidoscope go to http://www.youtube.com/user/wrightmade
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FRONT SURFACE MIRRORS & KALEIDOSCOPES
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When an ordinary mirror is used in a kaleidoscope, light must pass through a layer of glass before being reflected by the silvering on the back of the mirror. Since glass is not perfectly clear or perfectly flat, some attenuation of the image results, along with “ghost images” caused by reflection off of the surface of the glass. These undesirable effects are compounded in a kaleidoscope mirror assembly and cause the viewing field’s outermost edges to dim, blur, and become full of interference lines.

By using aluminized front surface mirrors these problems are solved. Front surface mirror is made by vacuum depositing a highly reflective aluminum surface coating onto the FRONT of the glass. The light then reflects off the aluminized coating and does not pass through the glass. The high reflectivity (approximately 95%) and the absence of ghost images permits a brilliant image which remains clear and bright throughout the viewing field. The resulting “hall of mirrors” effect results in images and colors that are much sharper and more intense than would be possible using ordinary mirror.
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EXPEDITED SHIPPING: USPS Priority Mail shipping to USA addresses is available and is listed in the shipping section for this item. Expedited shipping to Canada and "Everywhere Else" is available upon request. Buyer should contact seller via "convo" prior to placing order for delivery outside USA to arrange for delivery desired and cost to be determined. Once extra cost is determined, the listing will be modified accordingly and the order can be placed. Please "convo" if questions. Thank you.
FREE DOMESTIC (USA) GROUND SHIPPING ON ALL ITEMS IN MY SHOP!!!

A mini oil wand kaleidoscope, handcrafted by artisan/seller, in a piece of Pernambuco wood from Brazil. The 'scope is easily held in one hand to view. The oil-filled wand is filled with brightly colored objects and will provide lots of fun for persons of all ages. The body contains a three-piece assembly of front-surface mirrors (see below for explanation of front-surface mirrors). Great gift for all ages.

The body of the 'scope is approximately 3" long and 1" wide. The oil wand is 6" long and approximately 1/4" round.

To view a SAMPLE of the view from an mini oil wand kaleidoscope go to http://www.youtube.com/user/wrightmade
__________________________________________________________

FRONT SURFACE MIRRORS & KALEIDOSCOPES
___________________________________________________________
When an ordinary mirror is used in a kaleidoscope, light must pass through a layer of glass before being reflected by the silvering on the back of the mirror. Since glass is not perfectly clear or perfectly flat, some attenuation of the image results, along with “ghost images” caused by reflection off of the surface of the glass. These undesirable effects are compounded in a kaleidoscope mirror assembly and cause the viewing field’s outermost edges to dim, blur, and become full of interference lines.

By using aluminized front surface mirrors these problems are solved. Front surface mirror is made by vacuum depositing a highly reflective aluminum surface coating onto the FRONT of the glass. The light then reflects off the aluminized coating and does not pass through the glass. The high reflectivity (approximately 95%) and the absence of ghost images permits a brilliant image which remains clear and bright throughout the viewing field. The resulting “hall of mirrors” effect results in images and colors that are much sharper and more intense than would be possible using ordinary mirror.
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EXPEDITED SHIPPING: USPS Priority Mail shipping to USA addresses is available and is listed in the shipping section for this item. Expedited shipping to Canada and "Everywhere Else" is available upon request. Buyer should contact seller via "convo" prior to placing order for delivery outside USA to arrange for delivery desired and cost to be determined. Once extra cost is determined, the listing will be modified accordingly and the order can be placed. Please "convo" if questions. Thank you.

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