Included Accessories - Handmade wooden box, Crystal stand
A masterpiece of intricacy, that took weeks of painstaking effort carving and masking/plating the surface of a clear borosilicate marble. This particular example features a wider kaleidoscope section, letting in more light and enhancing the visual effect compared to his prior work!
The Kaleidoscope name derives from the clear window on the front of the marble, which magnifies the intricate and vibrant pattern on the back creating a kaleidoscope-like effect
Amazing scenes of golden Cranes soaring across, along with vibrant Temari balls, flowers, and knots embellish the marble from every angle
On the other side is a Turtle on golden wings, another symbol of happiness and longevity in traditional Japanese folklores, along with the crane
Also included is a Mount Fuji with the first sunrise of the year, which along with cranes and turtles, means good luck and happiness for the upcoming year in the Japanese New Year tradition
The silver-plating technique used is from a traditional Japanese art style called "Makie（蒔絵）" originated from Ishikawa Prefecture
One of the most intricate examples of carved patterns on a borosilicate marble, if not the most