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Henry Bergeson Kaleidoscopes are Unique Works of Art

For a truly unique gift for yourself or someone special in your life, consider the meticulously detailed wood kaleidoscopes crafted by artist Henry Bergeson. These kaleidoscopes are not only works of art in the interior, but also on the exterior as they are made from bubinga, maple, cherry and other types of fine wood. KaleidoscopetoYou.com has a fine selection of Henry Bergeson kaleidoscopes, appropriate for collectors in two- and three-mirror systems, available in a range of prices. These wonderful wood kaleidoscopes may be proudly displayed on a desk, mantel, foyer table, or anywhere you want to present fine collectibles.

Kaleidoscope artist Henry Bergeson grew up in New England, developing a fine love for sailing along with a love for all things mechanical. Taking these interests in mind when earning a degree in mechanical engineering, Bergeson began designing kaleidoscopes in the 1980s with an eye toward national beauty, combined with the precision of mechanical engineering. The results are evident in Henry Bergeson kaleidoscopes such as the popular King’s Ransom and Bubinga Moontide kaleidoscopes, which combine precision optics and fine wooden craftsmanship. Whether choosing a standing or portable model, these unique works of art will provide you with hours of viewing pleasure. You can learn more about Henry Bergeson and his kaleidoscope artistry at KaleidoscopesToYou.com.

Into the Looking Glass – A Kaleidoscope Artist Spotlight: Steve & Peggy Kittelson

When it comes to intricately designed stained glass kaleidoscopes. The work of Steve and Peggy Kittelson stands out from the rest. This husband and wife duo has been turning out award winning kaleidoscopes for years. Active members of the Brewster Kaleidoscope Society since 1986, Peggy and Steve have received numerous awards for their colorful and exquisitely crafted designs.

After years of perfecting his craft, Steve is now a master of glass fusing and creating seamless mirror systems. The quality of the images his mirrors create is remarkably crisp and clear, making for perfect images and incredible fields of color.

Peggy Kittelson specializes in the handmade glass beadwork floating in the oil filled object chambers of each kaleidoscope. Her imaginative use of color and form create fantastic combinations of color and texture in every piece they create.

Together, the Kittelson’s work offers kaleidoscope lovers some of the finest views available. Their stained glass kaleidoscopes come in a variety of finishes, from marbled looking glass to mosaic styled pieces. They even offer decorative kaleidoscopes that are adorned with glass figures of flowers, cats, and more. Whether you’re looking for a standard sized kaleidoscope or a larger parlor kaleidoscope, Peggy and Steve Kittelson have you covered with some of the finest stained glass kaleidoscopes available anywhere.

Admiring Exquisite Handmade Kaleidoscope Artistry

Kaleidoscopes are an art. There’s no doubt about it. It’s astonishing to think about how many people are absolutely fascinated by them. People of all ages from all over the world are captivated by their charm and whimsy. The kaleidoscope offers an unparalleled visual and tactile experience, so it’s no wonder that artists and craftsmen from around the globe are compelled to create their own unique versions.

At KaleidoscopesToYou.com we’re proud to offer handmade kaleidoscopes made by dozens of talented artists. Each artist has their own unique approach to creating a kaleidoscope, from the materials they choose, to the shapes and sizes of their final designs. There are no two kaleidoscopes or kaleidoscope makers who are exactly the same. This makes the world of kaleidoscopes as varied as the visual displays contained within them.

From large handmade parlor kaleidoscopes by Steve and Peggy Kittelson, to Jerry Farnsworth’s wooden kaleidoscope crabs, there are surprises around every artist’s corner. If you think you’ve seen kaleidoscopes before, we encourage you to explore our artist section. We know there is something new and unique waiting for you there. In fact, there is probably something you’ve never seen before. Since new kaleidoscopic artists are popping up all the time, we are always finding exciting new talent to feature on our site. Stop by today and explore the fascinating world of kaleidoscope art at KaleidoscopesToYou.com.