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.

Sue Rioux: Everglades kaleidoscope
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2-mirror views through Everglades kaleidoscope
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Everglades
A dual view, 2 & 3 mirror, kaleidoscope with a body of antique style green glass adorned with a green/cyan dichroic bead and lime green rods. The wide liquid filled glass object chamber contains green, cyan, blue and dichroic pieces and is shared by both views. Signed Sue Rioux 2017.

Measures 6¾" long x 3½" w. x 2" h.

$270. Add to shopping cart

3-mirror views through Everglades kaleidoscope
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Sue Rioux: Acadia kaleidoscope
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2-mirror views through Acadia kaleidoscope
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Acadia
A dual view, 2 & 3 mirror, kaleidoscope with a body of sky blue glass adorned with a sea shell and aqua rods. The wide liquid filled glass object chamber contains aqua and dichroic pieces, sea shells and a red lobster. The chamber is shared by both views. Signed Sue Rioux 2017.

Measures 6¾" long x 3½" w. x 2" h.

$270. Add to shopping cart

3-mirror views through Acadia kaleidoscope
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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

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: Marble kaleidoscope
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Marble
A smaller 2 mirror kaleidoscope with an octogonal body made of glass and copper plated metal. This one uses a marble as the color object. Signed Sue Rioux 2017.

Measures 7½" long x 1¾" w. x 1¾" h.

$230. Add to shopping cart

Views through Marble 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.

If you like the kaleidoscopes by Sue Rioux seen on this page, we think you'll also enjoy kaleidoscopes by:
Henry Bergeson,  David Sugich

Last modified April 9, 2017.
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