If you have been around the smoking industry at all, you have undoubtedly come into contact with heady glass. This artistic form of glass blowing is unmistakable due to its unique colors and designs. But how much do you know about these amazing pieces?
What is Heady Glass?
Heady glass is a type of functional glass made for smoking that also artistically rivals the most intricate of sculpture art. “Heady” is simply a nick-name given to this category of high quality blown glass pieces. This category contains items such as dab rigs, dabbers, hand pipes, and bongs.
Heady glass is a very artistic form of glass and is not easy to create. It is made by experienced glassblowers using very high-end glass. These glassblowers use advanced techniques such as fuming, millies, sculpting, reversals, and wig wags to create unique, one of a kind pieces. These pieces often contain intense and intricate color schemes and amazing visual effects.
Although heady glass is designed to be visually stunning, it has to be functional as well. The best artists can create glass which is beautiful and easy to use.
Why Should I Buy Heady Glass?
For one thing, it immediately stands out. Each piece is handcrafted by a skilled and experienced artist. For this reason, it is available in very limited quantities and many pieces are truly one-of-a-kind works of art.
Heady glass is not easily confused with other types of glass because of its vibrant colors and unique appearance. Owning a piece of is a matter of pride among those in the smoking industry. Many people become collectors and end up procuring a unique and beautiful assortment of glass. Some pieces become highly sought after collector’s items, skyrocketing in price and propelling their creators to fame and fortune.
Prices range from a couple hundred to several thousands of dollars. Some may see this as b
eing quite expensive, but It can sometimes be very costly for artists to create heady pieces. Certain “hype” colors can cost a glassblower as much as $200
a pound. Also, many people see heady glass as an investment. The value of a piece will only increase as it’s artist continues to create and become more well known.
Where Can I Get Heady Glass?
Right here at All In One Smoke Shop of course! We have more than 100 different pieces in an astounding variety of colors, designs, and price points. Browse our extensive collection and find a great deal on your next piece of functional art.
Created when California artist G Goody lived on the east coast, this Jackson Pollock inspired mini tube is a beautiful homage to an artistic legend. Featuring a 45 degree ground joint, this little shredder is ready for any attachment. Buy this G Goody creation and let its inspiration become a part of your daily life.
Straight out of Jersey, this beautiful satin mini rig by Black T Glass is bound to brighten your day. Made with all American colors this fully worked mini rig is a steal. Greasy Glass’s Aphrodesia over Pink Slyme body is a color changing masterpiece. Line work throughout lead to a window on the body that lets your friends see the enormous bubbles this little shredder produces. From the handmade 10mm ground joint to the fumed marble attachment, all the way up to the flared color mouthpiece, this is a rig you need to add to your collection.
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Peep this Philly Native Zach P mini jawn that displays his signature sketched out graffiti labels while reveleing in its tiny size. Add this to your collection and it’ll be like no other glass you’ve ever owned. Go ahead, buy this jawn. #ouchkick #zachp