Pipes come in a variety of not only designs but also materials such as; wood pipes, metal pipes, stone pipes, silicone pipes and the most popular of the materials being glass pipes.
Glass pipes are the standard for smoking. It’s where most of us start. But pipes can vary widely in shape and size as well as in complexity and functionality. The most common and user-friendly design is the classic spoon shape pipe, however gandalf pipes and straight one-hitter designs follow closely.
A pipe consists of a bowl and a stem/mouthpiece. Often times the bowl will have a hole on the side of the pipe commonly referred to as a shotgun or choke. The shotgun allows for a burst of air to follow the smoke making for a smoother toke.
Why Are Glass Pipes The Smoker’s Go-To?
There is no smoking piece that is quite as convenient as a glass pipe. With a range of sizes you can bring them anywhere you can think of! Not to mention the availability of so many styles and designs. With the added bonus of keeping your hands fairly smoke free, it's easy to see why this method of smoking has maintained its popularity.
Colors and Design
Handblown glass pipes are an absolute work of art. Hand-blowing glass gives each piece unique characteristics, and the ability for artists to make the pipe into and shape or color they chose.