The Amazing Beauty of Glass Pipes
Smokers have been using glass pipes for years and enjoy their easy
to clean and smooth burning design. What is rarely talked about is
the overwhelming beauty of today's generation of pipes.
The Rainbow is Not as Colorful as These Pipes
When you start checking into some of the latest designs for glass
pipes you may be astounded. The range of colors interwoven into
glass is phenomenal. In one magnificent piece, the Sherlock, you
find a seven inch long glass pipe with spiraling bands of red, green,
yellow, and light blue traveling from the mouthpiece all the way to
the edge of the bowl. The colors explode off this pipe.
As another example of the artistry found in these glass creations is a 3.9" long glass spoon shaped pipe
with gold flumes. This particular pipe has an iridescent orange to red colors running through the interior
of the glass. In many ways this curious little pipe looks like a runaway jellyfish, but is completely read to
be used for smoking.
Another of the intriguing looking pipes starts off with a translucent green mouthpiece with flows
gradually and gently into a bright yellow in the center of the pipe. As the glass pipe stem gradually flairs
out to the bowl it becomes a vibrant burst of red. These pipes are so beautiful it may give you second
thoughts about filling them and lighting them for a smoke.
The Glass Sculptures for Smoking
It is not just this tremendous array of colors which make the pipes so interesting. They become in a
variety of amazing shapes, too. You will see the long slow curving shape of the Sherlock, which is
probably the most traditional shape available. Then you will
gaze upon a 3.5" glass pipe which looks shaped exactly like tiny
maracas waiting to be shaken.
These glass blown creations take on a myriad of shapes. Some
of the designs have a large bowl at one end, while others have
large bulges at both ends. Some of the glass pipes bulge in a
variety of locations up and down their entire length giving them
a unique appearance.
Are Glass Pipes Just for Looking Great?
With all of this talk about the glass pipes looking artistic and
beautiful we are overlooking their most important element. These pipes are designed to give a smooth
even smoking experience. The beauty they display is really a bonus to their underlying function. The
different bulges and shapes can give the smoker a variety of levels of coolness in their smoking
experience. A pipe created with added open areas slows the smokes passages and allows for greater
cooling. A pipe with a smooth slender body will pass the smoke quickly and maintain greater levels of
As you start evaluating which pipe to choose does not get caught up in choosing by beauty alone. Keep
in mind your main purpose of buying glass pipes is for the best smoking experience. Choose the shape,
length, and style to match your own tastes for smoking, and then choose a color option you will enjoy