Smoking tobacco has been a glorious tradition in the human history of Middle East, South Asia, South–East Asia, South Africa, United States and Canada. Now the Glass Smoking Craft has added more fashion, art and majesty to this royal hobby.
We are feeling great proud to contribute to this tradition of royal people with our range of attractive and handy Tobacco Smoking Glass Pipes.
Tobacco Smoking Pipes: An Introduction
Smoking Water pipes derive their heritage from the classical Arabic hookah (also known as Shisha, Shishe, Nargeela, Argeela, Nargile, Nargileh, Lula, Lulava, aly?n, Chillim, huqqa, Gudugudaa in various cultures)which was originally designed for smoking tobacco and other flavored smoke producing materials. It is a single or multi-stemmed (often glass-based) instrument for smoking in which the smoke is cooled and filtered by passing through water.
The concept of hookah originated in India, Once the province of the wealthy, it was tremendously popular especially during Mughal rule. The use of hookahs from ancient times in India was not only a custom, but also a matter of prestige. Rich and landed classes would smoke hookahs. It is once again garnering the attention of the masses, and cafés and restaurants that offer it as a consumable are popular. There are several chain clubs, bars and coffee shops in India and abroad offering a wider variety of smokables including non-tobacco versions. Now a days smoking pipes are also being consumed personally by the smokers as glass pipes in various small and large forms named as Spoon Shaped Glass Smoking Pipes, Animal Shaped Glass Smoking Pipes, Hammer Shapes, Sidecar, Bubblers, Bongs, Chillums and Hookah etc.
A water pipe or bong is also used for smoking cannabis, in which smoke is bubbled through a chamber containing water. Bongs differ from hookahs in that they are usually simpler, with a single mouthpiece on the water chamber rather than a hookah’s one or more hoses.
Bubbling the smoke through water serves to cool down the smoke and to trap some of the heavier and more soluble particulate matter, keeping it from entering the smoker’s lungs.