royskaleidoscopes

Handmade Kaleidoscopes and Teleidoscopes

Ein Gedi, Israel
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Announcement    Welcome to the colorful and psychedelic world of kaleidoscopes ► Handmade kaleidoscopes, Mini kaleidoscope, Brass kaleidoscope, Teleidoscope, Tunnelscope, Kaleidoscopes online.

► Kaleidoscopes can be ordered with personalized engraving ► Great Gift! Christmas gift, Wedding gift, Etc. ► The perfect art gift for any age!

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Special Offer! If you purchase 2 or more from the mini kaleidoscopes series, use the discount code MINI10OFF for a 10% discount!

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▼ All models can be custom ordered with a hand-engraved - names, company logos, quotes and short. Great as Personalized gift!
For more information, such as engraving and look here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/152989367/

▼Please Note that the colors of kaleidoscopes, vary according to the beads and objects with them I make the kaleidoscope. So it probably will be different colors than what you see in the picture. You will get a unique, one of a kind kaleidoscope!
It is very important that you understand my kaleidoscopes made by hand, one by one, slow process created, therefore small changes can be on the kaleidoscope color / look / shade. If you have ANY specific request about the visibility of the kaleidoscope, please specify your requests BEFORE placing an order.
Anyway, I promise you will receive a unique handcrafted product :)

▼ Please note that I do not work on Weekends Friday's & Saturdays, so if you sent me a message over the weekend I will answer you on Sunday :)
Thanks for your patience!

▼Thank you!

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 15, 2022

Welcome to the colorful and psychedelic world of kaleidoscopes ► Handmade kaleidoscopes, Mini kaleidoscope, Brass kaleidoscope, Teleidoscope, Tunnelscope, Kaleidoscopes online.

► Kaleidoscopes can be ordered with personalized engraving ► Great Gift! Christmas gift, Wedding gift, Etc. ► The perfect art gift for any age!

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Special Offer! If you purchase 2 or more from the mini kaleidoscopes series, use the discount code MINI10OFF for a 10% discount!

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

▼ All models can be custom ordered with a hand-engraved - names, company logos, quotes and short. Great as Personalized gift!
For more information, such as engraving and look here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/152989367/

▼Please Note that the colors of kaleidoscopes, vary according to the beads and objects with them I make the kaleidoscope. So it probably will be different colors than what you see in the picture. You will get a unique, one of a kind kaleidoscope!
It is very important that you understand my kaleidoscopes made by hand, one by one, slow process created, therefore small changes can be on the kaleidoscope color / look / shade. If you have ANY specific request about the visibility of the kaleidoscope, please specify your requests BEFORE placing an order.
Anyway, I promise you will receive a unique handcrafted product :)

▼ Please note that I do not work on Weekends Friday's & Saturdays, so if you sent me a message over the weekend I will answer you on Sunday :)
Thanks for your patience!

▼Thank you!

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About royskaleidoscopes

Sales 19,062
On Etsy since 2013

Twist Your Reality

Since I can remember myself I was always attracted to light passes through the color, symmetrical forms and changing colors.
As a child I lived in Kenya, and friends of my parents was a dealer in precious stones, I remember sitting hypnotized when I saw the rings of stones his wife was wearing, I was fascinated by flashes of light ring formed.
When I was seven. I draw on glass with transparent colors, mandalas and symmetrical examples. I sold the paintings to friends of my parents, it was my first handicraft business :) Then as a teenager I started taking pictures, and here I was attracted especially to photo shoot light and the changing reality.

At the age of 20 I started studying architecture at the university. During school I was exposed to a lot of creativity and arts and crafts materials. One of my projects was working with mirrors. There began my connection to kaleidoscopes, when I made my first kaleidoscope and really fell in love with it.
I created a small series of kaleidoscopes, and walked around with them in galleries in Israel. People really liked them and i got positive feedback!

I studied more and more in the creation of kaleidoscopes, and traveled to conferences in the United States of artists and collectors kaleidoscopes, where I was exposed to further methods and diverse construction of kaleidoscopes. I returned to Israel with a deep insight, my greatest love is creating kaleidoscopes! I left my architecture studies, and since 1994, I mainly create kaleidoscopes.

I think a kaleidoscope doing good for the soul, develops the imagination and relaxing. Viewing through a kaleidoscope, has a healing quality and can be used for meditation.

I am grateful that thank's to Etsy people around the world can enjoy my kaleidoscopes!

In April 2020 After many years of dreaming about it, I fulfilled my dream, I left Tel-Aviv and moved my home and my studio to Kibbutz Ein Gedi, which is an oasis on the banks of the Dead Sea in southern Israel. Now i live close to nature, where i have a lot of inspiration to create my kaleidoscopes.

You can also find at Arts and Crafts fair, Nachlat Binyamin st. Tel Aviv, Israel.
The fair is open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 17:00. Our stall located at No.15 Nachlat Binyamin st.

Yours, Roy:)

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  • Roy Cohen

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Hello! My name is Roy Cohen, I create kaleidoscopes for almost 30 years. I live and create in Ein-Gedi Israel. Sharing my art with people from all over the world is a real blessing. Welcome to the magic world of kaleidoscopes!

  • Dikla

    Customer Service, Marketer, Assistant

    Hello! My name is Dikla, I'm good friend of Roy and a big fan of Roy's kaleidoscopes. In recent years i am helping Roy to spread his Art to you so you can all enjoy the kaleidoscopes magic :)

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Last updated on Sep 13, 2022
Frequently asked questions
► USA Shipping - All info

✦Delivery times are NOT guaranteed!
These are just estimates shipping options:

1. STANDARD Shipping - priority mail:
ETA: 10-45 Business days - up to 6 weeks - Usually arrives within about 2 weeks (from shipment day).
✦ Online tracking available at USPS website: https://www.usps.com/

2. EMS - Express shipping:
✦ ETA: 7-15 BUSINESS DAYS (from shipment day)
✦ SORRY I CANNOT REFUND SHIPPING FEES IF THE PARCEL HAS NOT ARRIVED TO YOU ON TIME ✦
✦Online tracking available at USPS website!

✦IMPORTANT NOTE FOR USA SHIPPING✦
Once the parcel arrives the USA the USPS take care to deliver it ✦ It is the responsibility of the customer to accept it / AND If necessary, to contact USPS to check the package location and to schedule re delivery.

► Shipments to the rest of the world:

✦STANDARD Shipping - priority mail:

ETA: 7-45 Business days - up to 6 weeks (from shipment day).
Online tracking available.

Shipping to Canada: 3-8 weeks
Shipping to Europe: 1-4 weeks
Shipping to UK: 1-3 weeks
Shipping to Australia: 4-8 weeks
Shipping anywhere else in the world : 2-8 weeks

✦EMS - Express shipping/ Online tracking / ETA: 5-15 business days
✦SORRY I CANNOT REFUND SHIPPING FEES IF THE PARCEL HAS NOT ARRIVED TO YOU ON TIME ✦
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✦ Tracking your package, depending on the service offers in the mail web site of your country.

► Additional Shipping information

►PLEASE SEND YOUR PHONE NUMBER►
►SO WE CAN ADD IT TO YOUR DELIVERY►

✦Shipping Discount (for EMS shipping)
Once you order more than one item, shipping cost will be combined so that you will only pay an extra of 1-3$ for additional item.

✦Shipping Address
I ship to your ETSY address. If you wish your item to be sent elsewhere update me once you place your order.

✦Unclaimed Parcels
In case your delivery "Unclaimed" (Wrong address\Not collected) and returned back to us, we can send it to you again with an additional cost for the new shipping (+10$ parcel release- for EMS only)

✦✦You are the only one who responsible for shipping address & To collect your package.

► When I will get my package? or ETS

✦ 'Estimated shipping time' does not include- order processing Time, that take 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS from payment date. Most parcels sent out in 3-5 business days, Unless otherwise stated at the product listing.

✦ Shipment are from ISRAEL, it USUALLY takes 1-6 weeks arrive - Depending on the shipping method chosen.

✦You can upgrade your shipping method directly from your shopping cart. if you don't find your country under EMS shipping, please contact me.

✦Shipping times are estimates, and i cannot guarantee them. Unfortunately after the package leaves Israel, I can not control the time of arrival, since it depends on the postal services in destination.

✦ SORRY I CANNOT REFUND SHIPPING FEES IF THE PARCEL HAS NOT ARRIVED TO YOU ON TIME ✦

► Returns & Cancellation

✦ If your shipment hasn't arrived, I will refund you after:
45 business days - Standard shipping
30 business days - EMS
*From shipping day*
✦ If you return your order/or you didn't picked your parcel, I'll refund you once i receive it back. Refund is for the product price ONLY- Delivery of the product back to me & shipping fee is the customer responsibility + Shipping fees paid are non-refundable.
Refund will be less 12$-20$ shipping fee.
✦ For replacement, you must contact me within 2 WEEKS from delivery day.
✦ Refund will be given up to 90 days from the date of purchase. After this time I can not give a refund anymore.
✦ If your shipment did not arrive because wrong address you entered, you should pay shipping fees for a new shipment.

►Personalized Engraving

✦ All models (Brass tube) can be custom with Hand engraved ~ names, quotes and short.
Mini Kaleidoscopes + Teleidoscopes series >> UP TO 4 WORDS!
All other kaleidoscopes >> UP TO 12 WORDS!
✦ Hand Engrave -
No logos or complicated things, only words and simple shapes.
If you want to engrave language other than English or Hebrew, I can do it if it will be simple and clear. Contact me if you are interested in it.
✦If you choose a kaleidoscope with hand engraving, please write to me what you want to be engraved together with your order.
Please make a sentence for engraving, not to exceed 12 words.
✦Hand engraving costs 5$ for each kaleidoscope.

✦ Laser made engraving option -Large orders only -contact me for more info.

► Wrapping and packing

Please do not worry! I am really professional with kaleidoscopes shipping's!

I take care to wrap and ship your kaleidoscope in the best way, so that you will receive it safely!
I am sending the mini kaleidoscopes series in a small jewelry box (gift box) All other kaleidoscopes wrapped and Insert a cardboard box that protects them during transport.

► Customs Fee

Each country has import rules. If you will be asked to pay local duty / customs fee, in order to release your package, please understand It is not related in any way to me, but only to the import policy in the country where you live. To avoid unpleasant surprises, I recommend you to clarify the import policy at your country before you place your order.

► Defective product:

✦I'm doing the best I can that you will get a perfect product without defects. However, in very rare case, if you received a defective item, please contact me as soon as so I could handle the case according to what happened. Please send me pictures/video of the defect, it will be the best way for me to understand where is the problem.

✦In any case that you are not happy with your order, please contact me BEFORE you leave your feedback, I am sure i can help to change your experience according to your case.

✦ Hi we are just a human beings ;) if you have any problem with your order, please contact me. I promise to come back to you soon, and do my best to solve your problem :)

Thanks!