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As winter sets in, Ice Sculptors demonstrate their fine craftsmanship across the United States. Using just ice as the raw material and by tools such as chainsaws and specialty bits fitted to a die grinder, artists create stunning sculptures. It takes only about 15~20mins to create sculptures like these and the lifetime of a sculpture is fact determined primarily by the temperature of its environment, thus a sculpture can last from mere minutes to possibly months! Ice sculptures have a rich history and some evidence suggests people may have been carving ice as early as 600 B.C. Join me Shravan Regret Iyer @shravanregretiyer3lenses and explore ‘This is America’ Also visit @regretiyerproductions @shravanregretiyer & shravanregretiyer.com for more immersive stories from the natural world.

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