Best if the objects are translucent in some way to let light shine through, but you could always experiment. You could use a stronger piece of paper or plastic for your cylinder, and then affix your precious objects to it.
Buy a lampen in the colour that suits your objects (they currently come in black, white and red)
Try it out. Hope someone finds his hack amusing and useful.
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