<![CDATA[Hypnartic Artwork - 2017 Top Seller of Wind Sculptures, Kinetic Copper Wind Sculptures, Kinetic Spinners, Garden Spinners - Blog]]>Fri, 26 May 2017 12:41:16 -0400Weebly<![CDATA[Suspension Bridges The World's Largest Kinetic Sculptures]]>Tue, 04 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/suspension-bridges-the-worlds-largest-kinetic-sculptures
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Manhattan Bridge by Hypnartic Artwork
​Suspension Bridges are one of the most reliable types of bridges used for transportation. Their complex structure and unique design gives them the ability to move and adapt to different circumstances. Similar to a wind sculpture, their kinetic movement is generated by the wind.​ The bridge’s intricate assembly embodies a commendable ingenuity. It’s distinctive configuration represents an eccentric form of art, in addition to an impressive performance. Their flexibility grants the bridge with extra stability, allowing it to accommodate heavy weight and excessive winds. Suspension cables play a huge role in the bridges stunning appearance, as well as thier function and dependability.
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Manhattan Bridge ​Suspension Bridge makes for a wonderful backdrop for the new Solar Flare
In addition to automobiles passing over, the people walking over adds another kinetic feature to the bridges
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Image courtesy of Poets House
These bridges symbolize stability, as they are able to adapt in our ever-evolving society, making them one of the most efficient inventions, as well as an admired architectural beauty.These kinetic works of art are considered iconic, as the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most popular landmarks in the United States. The Brooklyn Bridge was built in 1883, making it one of the oldest suspension bridges, along with being the first steel wire suspension bridge ever built. In 1964 it was declared a National Historic Landmark. 
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Solar Flare meets the Brooklyn Bridge, the most famous suspension bridge in the world.
​Another prominent bridge in New York would be the Manhattan Bridge. Opened in 1909, the bridge crosses over the East River in the New York City to connect Manhattan to Brooklyn. It was admired for its unique design and was used as a model for many of its bridges of its time. It has an upper level with four lanes, two for each roadway, and a lower level with three lanes to meets the needs of subways, walkers and bikers. The entrance was designed with a triumphal arch and colonnade, which is a Neo-classical style commonly used in Roman structures.
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Brooklyn Bridge and the Solar Flate
Another impressive suspension bridge would be the Newport Bridge. The bridges teal-blue color compliments the deep-blue Narragansett Bay water that it crosses over. Located in Rhode Island, among Aquidneck Island and Conanicut Island, connecting the city of Newport to the town of Jamestown. It’s construction in 1969 costed a total of $54,742,000 to complete. It was given it’s official title in 1992,  after the United States Senator Claiborne Pell. This suspension bridge has about 27,000 vehicles drive over it each day, as it is a major key in the everyday commute of many locals
​ Solar Reflection wind sculpture & the Newport Bridge in Rhode Island 
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<![CDATA[Kinetic Wind Sculptures Ice Sculpture]]>Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:04:32 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/kinetic-wind-sculptures-ice-sculpture
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Hypnartic Wind Sculptures Turns Ice Sculpture
Some may consider ice sculptures to be one of the most beautiful and skillful techniques. Using a raw, natural resource and some very precise tools, people are able to turn something as simple as water into a unique work of art. Some of the first ice carvings were much more practical than how ice carvings are typically used today. 
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Colorado Ice Festivals
 The first record of harvested ice was during 600 B.C.E, from farmers in northwestern China, who would freeze waters from their over-flooded farms, and use ice blocks to preserve seafood during hot summer months. It has also been proven that in areas such as Canada, Alaska, and Greenland, people would use ice to help build homes, similar to The first record of harvested ice was during 600 B.C.E, from farmers in northwestern China, who would freeze waters from their over-flooded farms, and use ice blocks to preserve seafood during hot summer months. It has also been proven that in areas such as Canada, Alaska, and Greenland, people would use ice to help build homes, similar to igloos.
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Harvesting ice at Wolf Lake, Indiana, in 1889, Courtesy of Wikipedia.
 Today, many people have ice sculptures to enhance the presentations of certain food dishes, or at special events such as weddings, as a decoration. They even have certain “Ice Bars” where the entire bar is made of ice, or at home parties it is popular to have an Ice Luge.
Ice Carving Competition - 2016 Food and Wine Festival - Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Perfecting the art of ice-sculpting takes a lot of practice, as it must be carved very particularly, but in a short amount of time so it does not melt, or while in a very cold room. Now, machines and molding systems are used to carve complicated designs in the ice, but in culinary schools, students are still taught traditional ice sculpting techniques.
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Ai Weiwei ice sculptures in Stockholm 2014. Courtesy of Wikipedia
All over the world, different countries show off their various ice sculptures at different festivals. Alaska hosts the World Ice Art Championships, which is the largest ice sculpture competition with visitors and sculptors from up to 30 countries and has over 100 participants. They also include ice activities for the 40,000 spectators, including ice skating, ice sliding, and an ice maze.  Each January, Russia presents a similar the International Festival of Snow and Ice Sculptures along the frozen Yenisei River.
The craft of sculpting ice has become such a popular art form that people are now paying to visit some of the largest carvings of ice ever created. North America is home to the “Ice Castles” attractions, where various large ice creations can be found at five locations designed by this company.
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Spinning Leave in the snow and Ice
​They are located in Canada, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Utah, and Wisconsin. Prices range from $9.00 to $20.00 per person per day depending on age, time, and location. The visit includes ice palaces, houses, slides and rooms. Walk through this frozen winter wonderland at night when it is illuminated with deep purple, blue, green, and pink colors.
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<![CDATA[Evergreen, CO Wind Sculptures Video ]]>Wed, 21 Sep 2016 02:09:33 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/evergreen-co-wind-sculptures-videoThe following video was shot in Evergreen, Colorado as part of our Wind Sculpture Across America Tour. We shot this on a rainy day Fall day at dusk.
​Read the full story about our visit to beautiful Evergreen 
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<![CDATA[Hypnartic Artwork Provides A Kinetic Wind Oasis]]>Thu, 01 Sep 2016 04:00:00 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/hypnartic-artwork-provides-a-kinetic-wind-oasisSailing enthusiasts are sure to agree that the challenge of navigating upon open waters is a mesmerizing, enjoyable and relaxing experience that gets them as close to Mother Nature as humanly possible.While the graceful performances of such water aficionados make their journey appear effortless and easy to execute, in reality, a great amount of knowledge, ability, skill, talent and timing are required to successfully chart any given course.  Extensive patience in awaiting to seize the opportunity for a sail to catch wind in order for a boat to move about towards its destination is also needed.
However, sailing is not necessarily a unanimously preferred recreational activity. For those who prefer to keep their sea legs ashore yet remain desirous of gaining a meditative journey, adding a kinetic wind sculpture to a personal outdoor space at their home might just be the ideal solution.Utilizing the similar premise of sailing which relies upon the wind’s direction and velocity, a kinetic wind sculpture harnesses the energy of available natural breezes to move, turn and rotate. Like a sailor, it eagerly awaits the chance to catch the energy of wind to perform for and impress its viewers. The sculpture’s movement provides audiences with a mesmerizing motion that enables a relaxing escape.
Hypnartic Artwork offers a collection of four kinetic wind sculptures including Solar Reflections cast from stainless steel and Spinning Leaves, Concord Swan and Wind Weaver cast from copper. ​
​The meticulous engineering and innovative design of each offers a handsome element of creative expression when in motion and while at rest. The body of the Wind Weaver sculpture resembles flower petals that when spinning appear like a wind enveloped sail. Meanwhile, the stainless steel arms of Solar Reflections scissor the air and spins akin to a pirouetting ballerina. Set upon ball-bearings, each Hypnartic Artwork sculpture quietly and smoothly rotates 360 degrees upon harnessing breezes that come its way. The sculpture’s lively movement exudes a meditative sense that can quickly transform otherwise stagnant environments into a personal oasis of relaxation.
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<![CDATA[From Mesopotamia, To Utah, To Rome, Gardening and Outdoor Decor Has Been An Essential Factor To Daily Life]]>Mon, 01 Aug 2016 04:00:00 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/from-mesopotamia-to-utah-to-rome-gardening-and-outdoor-decor-has-been-an-essential-factor-to-daily-life
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Hanging Gardens of Babylon, courtesy of www.history.com
Since the first civilization known to man, Mesopotamia, gardening has been an essential factor to daily life. Those from 600 B.C.E maintained gardens for aesthetic reasons as well as agricultural. The mythical Hanging Gardens of Babylon are considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. According to legend, King Nebuchanezzar ordered his people to build the extensive garden to remind his wife of her homeland. It was projected to have taken 43 years to complete. 
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Hanging Gardens of Babylon, courtesy of www.history.com
The practice of horticulture has been perpetual, from Babylon to the Italian Renaissance, a time where many people were inspired turn to all types of art forms, including gardening.
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Italian Renaissance garden, courtesy of en.wikipedia.org
 Many people began planting gardens within their own land or around statues and water fountains because gardens symbolized peace. One of the most famous being The Gardens of the Palace of Versallies, followed by France’s Château de Villandry.
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Gardens of Versailles, courtesy of en.wikipedia.org
The Chinese cultures also withhold the value to embody peace through gardening, which they imply by using philosophical values in their gardens to portray their Ying/Yang lifestyle. The idea of Ying/Yang is the focus of balance and harmony. There are infinite ways to depict their traditions through gardening, many turn to including red and gold colors compliment each other because they represent luck and wealth. Some turn to utilizing natural objects to illustrate the balance of two opposing forces, such as soft flowing water and dense stones to offer a balance of energy in their garden.​
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Chinese garden, courtesy of en.wikipedia.org
Contemporary gardens have been shaped by those of the past, as they still symbolize a place for peace. Currently, gardens are as essential to an architect as building designs. Gardens are most commonly found in the twenty-first century with Garden Ornaments, used in home gardens, public gardens, and parks. Ornaments can be a wide variety of sorts, from bird-baths and water fountains to pink plastic flamingos and kinetic sculptures.
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Contemporary garden decor
Kinetic Sculptures are a distinct form of art-structures which conduct movement or an illusion. Kinetic Wind Sculptures are powered by the wind to create an exquisite pattern or motion which can enhance the beauty and tranquility of any garden.
​Their elegance and intricate design can embellish an outdoor area and evoke an aberrant balance of energy. A Hypnartic Artwork wind sculpture may be the perfect addition to transform a garden or any outdoor setting into a peaceful, unique locality.​
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<![CDATA[Hail To The Kinetic Chief "Hypnartic Artwork" Tours Kansas City - ]]>Sun, 03 Jul 2016 22:02:57 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/hail-to-the-kinetic-chief-hypnartic-artwork-tours-kansas-city
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The Hotel President, formerly the President Hotel
Located in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri, Hypnartic Artwork’s Spinning Leaves wind sculpture accompanies the historic Hotel President as they close out Hypnartic's Fall Wind Sculptures Across America Tour. This archival building was originally named “President Hotel,” when built in the 1920’s, during one of the largest economic booms America has ever known.
Located in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri, Hypnartic Artwork’s Spinning Leaves wind sculpture accompanies the historic Hotel President as they close out Hypnartic's Fall Wind Sculptures Across America Tour. This archival building was originally named “President Hotel,” when built in the 1920’s, during one of the largest economic booms America has ever known.
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Hypnartic Artwork adds a presidential presence to the Kansas City skyline
​Designed by the best local architects of the time, Siedhoff Shepard and George Wiser, the hotel has a brown-brick pattern and gothic styled windows, giving an early twentieth century tone. The construction is credited to a Niagara Falls business man, Frank Dudley.
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Hypnartic Artwork tours Kansas City
​The hotel closed in the year 1980 and did not re-open until 2005, when the Hilton Hotel Corporation purchased it and changed the name to “Hotel President”. In conjunction with the Hilton, developers Ron Jury from Overland Park and Gastinger Walker Harden Architects, re-designed the hotel with a forty-five million dollar restoration project. This project consisted of renovating each bedroom, from 453 smaller stay rooms into 213 spacious guest rooms and suites. Many ballrooms and meeting rooms, and it’s famous Drum Room were completely remodeled. 
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Spinning Leaves shines tall in Kansas City
The sophisticated design of the Spinning Leaves kinetic sculpture mirrors the complex aura of the city, which is home to other Missouri landmarks build during the 1920’s such as The Mainstream Theater, Midland Theater, and Kansas City Power and Light building. ​​
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To the left - Kansas City Power and Light Building
​Complimenting the detailed to the ceilings, columns and floors of the prominent Hotel President, the Spinning Leaves wind sculpture captures the presidential essence in it’s intricate design of copper leaves facing alternating directions.

​Wind Sculptures Made For A President 

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​​​Hotel President was significant because it played a key role as the base for the Republican National Convention in 1928, which is the convention which nominated thirty-first president Herbert Hoover.

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Another distinguished aspect of Hotel President would be it’s well known Drum Room, which was a large attraction starting in 1941 throughout the mid nineteen hundreds, made famous by hosting well known singers and entertainers such as Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra, and Patsy Cline. It was registered as a National Historic Place in 1983. ​

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<![CDATA[Hypnartic Artwork Wind Sculptures Autumn Debut at Santa Fe National Forest]]>Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:25:42 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/hypnartic-artwork-wind-sculptures-autumn-debut-at-santa-fe-national-forest
Hypnartic Artwork exhibited its deep affinity for the magnificent scenic artistry of Santa Fe, New Mexico with an installation display of two kinetic wind sculptures entitled Solar Reflections and Spinning Leaves during a single day visit to the Santa Fe National Forest this past October. 
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Hypnartic Artwork wind sculptures (Spinning Leaves and Solar Reflections) visit the Santa Fe National Forest
Stationed upon the front entrance of the forest’s 1.6 million acres, the trio continuously rotated without interruption while capturing available breezes and harnessing the natural kinetic energy they encountered. Inside, the ultra-bright shimmering golden yellow leaves of Aspen Trees bolstered the forest’s  already remarkably breathtaking landscape.
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Spinning Leaves copper wind sculpture - Santa Fe National Forest
The two kinetic wind sculptures belong to Hypnartic Artwork’s eclectic collection of four artful yet functional designs cast from either stainless steel or copper. The individual style of each sculpture expresses a close alignment with elements of nature. Each is engineered with meticulous precision enabling 360 degree rotation in conjunction with natural wind patterns. Solar Reflections features two ultra-shiny stainless steel arms that gracefully intertwine while in motion. The sculpture’s lively movement resembles that of a wind enveloped weathervane while Spinning Leaves includes sixteen curved copper leaves with realistic intricately detailed veins affixed to a pair of arms that spin like a pinwheel. 
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Additional copper models include Wind Weaver and Concord Swan. The body of the Wind Weaver sculpture features ornate curved petals affixed to two arms that continuously interweave while turning and Concord Swan includes three individual copper pieces abstractly arranged to form a swan head and body. Hypnartic Artwork sculptures range in height between eight and twelve feet. Each design features metalwork with a classic, clean style reflecting traditional that metalsmiths have historically forged in earlier times such as prior to and during the Industrial Revolution. Engineered to withstand the worst and best of outdoor conditions, sculptures firmly secure to the earth with an easy to install anchoring system consisting of durable cast iron poles and bases. A protective marine powder coating ensures all-season longevity against exposure to harsh weather and other natural elements. 
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Santa Fe National Forest - by Hypnartic Artwork
Approximately 40 million visitors annually travel to and explore the Santa Fe National Forest which is located in the north central portion of New Mexico. Founded on January 11, 1892, the massive forest reaches into numerous neighboring municipalities including Taos, Rociada, Trampas and Los Alamos.  Additionally, the forest’s western portion houses the designated U.S. National Natural Landmark of the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Considered as one of the world’s largest volcanic calderas, the preserve spans 13.7 miles wide and is set upon over eighty nine thousand acres within the Jemez Mountains. The preserve is among twelve U.S. National Natural Landmarks located in New Mexico.
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Autumn Color - Santa Fe National Forest by Hypnartic Artwork
The U.S. Forest Service is responsible for the overall management and protection of the Santa Fe National Forest which joined its system in 1915. Daily on-site management is delegated to five forest Ranger Districts whose 105 staff members oversee four wilderness areas containing more than 300,000 acres of land, 620 miles of lakes, streams and rivers and numerous peaks with elevations of 5,300 ft. to 13,103 ft.. A team of twenty Hot Shot firefighters are based on site ready to extinguish and suppress fires at the forest. 
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Fall Colors in Santa Fe National Forest - by Hypnartic Artwork

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<![CDATA[September 27th, 2015]]>Sun, 27 Sep 2015 15:09:14 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/september-27th-2015<![CDATA[Hypnartic Artwork Releases Their Spinning Leaves Wind Sculpture Sedona Video]]>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 17:14:58 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/hypnartic-artwork-release-wind-sculptures-in-sedona-video
Read about Hypnartic Artwork's journey to stunning Sedona Arizona, also view the breathtaking Solar Reflections wind sculpture video shot in Sedona. See below
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<![CDATA[Hypnartic Artwork Wind Sculptures Debut Their Spin in Uptown Sedona, Arizona]]>Sat, 06 Jun 2015 20:03:20 GMThttp://hypnarticartwork.com/blog/hypnartic-artwork-wind-sculptures-debuts-its-spin-in-uptown-sedonaaz
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Solar Reflections kinetic wind sculpture visits Uptown Sedona
Hypnartic Artwork added its own artistic spin to Uptown Sedona’s eclectic cultural scene during a visit to the popular northern Arizona resort town this past October. 

View Stunning Wind Sculptures in Sedona Video 

Despite its compact size of 19.2 sq. miles, Sedona is classified as a city with an estimated residential population of just over ten thousand. The Coconino National Forest occupies more than half of the city’s land mass. Sedona is located within the Upper Sonoran Desert of the Sedona Verde Valley based about 187 miles from the legendary Grand Canyon and 120 miles north of the state’s capital of Phoenix.  An intriguing natural landscape and abundant wildlife attracts millions of tourists and enumerable visual artists to Sedona each year.
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Hypnartic Artwork brings their art to sedona
A major draw is the numerous displays of massive, towering red sandstone rock formations. Commonly referred to as red rocks, the self-contained iron content causes the structures to appear red. Curiously, their color palette enlivens into a vibrant orange or red glow under a rising or setting sun. Cathedral Rock, Courthouse Butte, Red Rock Crossing located seven miles from the city are among the most visited sites. Each have provided an inspirational subject for countless songwriters, literary authors, photographers, filmmakers, painters and other visual artists.
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Cathedral Rock from Oak creek
Countless wildlife species inhabit Sedona which is immediately surrounded by a plethora of vast, undeveloped protected forests and parks. These include Red Rock State Park with 286 acres and the Coconino National Forest which spans 108 acres and houses the Oak Creek Canyon whose nickname is the Mini Grand Canyon.  ​Founded in 1902 and incorporated in 1988, the city of Sedona holds deep Native American Indian roots which remains true today. About 45 percent of Native Americans comprise Sedona’s population, according to the 2013 census.
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Native American art by Tony Abeyta
Often referred to as a cultural mecca, Sedona features a robust, thriving colony for visual artists many of  whom draw inspiration from its natural beauty. Two additional growing industries include the new-age movement of alternative medicine and healing practices and filmmaking. Self described as Arizona's Little Hollywood, more than sixty box office films featuring John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Henry Fonda and other well known talent have been filmed in Sedona since the seventies. 
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Movie making in Sedona
Hypnartic Artwork displayed its kinetic wind sculptures within Uptown Sedona amidst its bustling retail district full of art galleries, specialty shops and restaurants. Uptown Sedona is counted among the four geographical areas of the city that comprise its government structure.
Hypnartic Artwork’s collection spans four artful designs cast from stainless steel and copper. Select from Solar Reflections, Spinning Leaves, Concord Swan and Wind Weaver. Sculpture heights range between eight and twelve feet. Each is produced with materials of quality and crafted with precision.  
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Spinning Leaves wind sculpture in Sedona., AZ
Meticulous engineering and innovative design enables each sculpture to rotate 360 degrees upon capturing the natural kinetic energy of available breezes. Set upon ball bearings, each design turns quietly and smoothly. 
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Wind Sculptures in Sedona
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