Kaleidoscopes On CBS Sunday Program Charles Karadimos; as one of the best kaleidoscope artists in the world, is scheduled to be featured Sunday August 16th on the CBS Sunday Morning program. http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/sunday/main3445.shtml
Charles is always striving to create the perfect mirror system and the precision shows within his exquisite kaleidoscopes. Charles fuses and slumps the exterior glass and also hand lampworks all the interior glass pieces that are within his object cells.
Take a look at this delightful piece. http://store.kaleidoscopestoyou.com/hacrarmoarst1.html
Here's a classic Karadimos kaleidoscope design. http://store.kaleidoscopestoyou.com/blcokabychka.html
Here's one of my favorites. The exterior glass is slumped to the shape of the hand... http://store.kaleidoscopestoyou.com/tehahobychka.html
Paula Nadelstern, famed quilter featured at the American Folk Art Museum is inspired by her collection of kaleidoscopes. Some of her quilts are featured on beautiful notecards and totebags!