Kaleidoscopes by Sue Rioux

All Sue Rioux Kaleidoscopes are hand-crafted and feature beautiful stained glass bodies. Many of Sue's designs have oil filled chambers for a stunning, slowly changing image. The views are also very bright due to the expert designs allowing in maximum light.

Orbit
A gorgeous parlor style kaleidoscope with 2 viewing ports providing both 2 and 3 mirror configurations. The fluid filled object chamber contains red, magenta, blue, aqua and dichroic glass pieces. The body is unusual with it's slumped, curved iridescent rippled top and smooth black bottom glass and is highlighted with blue rods along the edges. Signed Sue Rioux 2015.

Images are of currently in-stock "Orbit" kaleidoscope
Measures 8" h. x 8½"w. x 6¼" d.

$495. Add to shopping cart

Sample views through 'Orbit' kaleidoscope
Sue Rioux: 'Orbit' kaleidoscope
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Sue Rioux: La Playa kaleidoscope
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La Playa
A beautiful 2 mirror kaleidoscope with the body made of iridized glass the colors of beach sand. It's adorned with starfish made of copper wire along with a sea shell and clear glass rods. The large object barrel is hand soldered and filled with sea shells, dichroic glass and glass beads. Inside, there's a beach scene with starfish reflecting off the dual mirrors. Signed Sue Rioux 2016.

Measures 9¼" long x 3¼" w. x 4¾" h.

$395. Add to shopping cart

Views through La Playa kaleidoscope

Flora
A stunning 2-mirror kaleidoscope with iridescent glass reflecting the third side. The iridescent body is adorned with a dichroic piece at the top front. The large object barrel is hand soldered and filled with spring colored glass beads and glass pieces. Signed Sue Rioux 2015 and numbered.

Measures 9½" long x 5" w. x 3⅛" h.

$375. SOLD   #125

Views through Flora kaleidoscope

Sue Rioux: Flora kaleidoscope
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Sue Rioux: Sea Breeze kaleidoscope
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Sea Breeze
A 2 mirror kaleidoscope with the body made of iridized turquoise glass adorned with a small sea shell and aqua blue rods. The intricate copper and stained glass object chamber incorporates iridescent glass, sea shells and dichroic beads. Signed Sue Rioux 2016.

Measures 9¾" long x 5¼" w. x 3½" h.

$415. SOLD

Views through Sea Breeze kaleidoscope

Echo's Reply
A stunning kaleidoscope both inside and out. Two views: both 2 mirror and 3 mirror, with an intricate copper and stained glass object chamber incorporating iridescent glass and dichroic beads. The body is of rippled black iridescent glass and has clear cased black rods at the top. Numbered edition of 200.

Measures 9½" long x 2¼" w. x 3½" h.

$395. Add to shopping cart  #165

 

Views through 3-mirror port
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Sue Rioux: Echos Reply kaleidoscope
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Views through 2-mirror port
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Sue Rioux: Dos Equis kaleidoscope
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2-mirror views through Dos Equis kaleidoscope
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Dos Equis
A dual view, 2 & 3 mirror, kaleidoscope with the body made of raised dot black glass adorned with a strip of rainbow iridized glass and clear cased black rods. The long glass object chamber is divided in the middle - the 2 mirror side is mostly magentas, reds and blues while the 3 mirror side is mainly black and white. Both sides also feature dichroic glass shards. Signed Sue Rioux 2016.

Measures 7¾" long x 4½" w. x 1¾" h.

$315. SOLD

3-mirror views through Dos Equis kaleidoscope

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Artist Info:
Kaleidoscope artist Sue RiouxSue Rioux has been pursuing artistic endeavors from a very young age. She has been designing and making kaleidoscopes and jewelry from glass for about 20 years.

Sue lives and works in Kennebunk, Maine with her son Alex and their two cats. Her home and studio overlooks the Kennebunk River. Sue has the pleasure to work with several other talented women who assist her in her creative process. Sarah Smith works part-time with Sue making the kaleidoscopes. Sue's sister Pam helps out with the bookkeeping and shipping end of the business.

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Last modified August 5, 2016.
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