The Palmtop Tumblescope is a scaled-down version of a full-size kaleidoscope but with the same high standard optical system. They are constructed to the same high standards as the Higgins' larger and more complex pieces.
The eyepiece includes an optical quality glass lens of a strength which permits comfortable viewing and a startlingly large image for such a small kaleidoscope. The interior image is created by approximately 40 colorful pieces of lamp-worked glass elements freely tumbling as the wheel is rotated.
This kaleidoscopes is 6" long 2-3/8" wide by 2-5/8" tall.