World’s largest kaleidoscope made from Swarovski crystals

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Cool Travel on Wednesday 26 December 2012

The world’s largest kaleidoscope is located in Wattens, Austria, and it is made of of…you guessed it, Swarovski crystals. Swarovski World is home to 14 underground areas covered in these decadent crystals. The ‘crystaloscope’ is one of Swarosvcki World’s glamorous attractions, where designer André Heller created the world’s largest kaleidoscope.

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A book about the invention of the Kaleidoscope

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By Axel Brechensbauer in New Products on Wednesday 25 April 2012

When the Kaleidoscope first was invented by David Brewster, he was sure that his instrument would not only save the labor of designers but would do much better than designers: ‘It will create in a single hour, what a thousand artists could not invent in the course of a year’. Read more about this in the E.H.Gombrich book called, The Sense of Order. The only book you need to read about art.

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