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What was the name of…

I don´t remember the name of the toy with mirrors and pearls, which make new images if it is moved. In my childhood, this was indeed a magic world, sometimes the pattern was so beautiful that they had to be shown to a parent or sibling, but was that ever possible? The quality that made it possible to create such wonders was the same quality that made it impossible to hand the toy over and share the joy. One tiny movement, and the picture had changed. If everything has a point, this one might be either to learn total muscle control or the fact that we never see things exactly the same. Sometimes almost, but never exactly. This picture was made the same way, almost by itself, and I´m showing it to you because I got surprised. I was making a mosaic, and had two copies of the same photo on the screen. Suddenly I had more…and here we are. But what was that toy called…?