While depicting detailed and wondrous worlds in the confines of a glass container is by no means a new idea, creators these days have taken the art form to new heights. This art style plays with the idea of somehow containing beauty, which in essence is fleeting, and being able to preserve it forever. There are also those who enjoy the concept of holding the entirety of an expansive and rich universe in the palm of their hands.
Sakura Kinomoto (from the Cardcaptor Sakura franchise) certainly looks like a prize to be won in her adorable gumball machine.
Have any of the illustrations below bade you to want to take a closer look inside?