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.
Algae Blue Brain Mini Beaker
By Algae Glass
Thirsty for brains??? Let Algae’s signature brain tech satisfy your craving with this sick brain tech mini rig with matching directional carb cap. Standing a little over 5″ tall, this mini rig with a fixed female 10mm joint chugs. Alga’s Blue Brain Mini Beaker will turn you into a zombie in no time.
- 5 1/3″ tall
- 10mm Female 45° fixed joint
- full color, brain tech
- matching blue brain directional carb cap
- Algae metal carb cap holder
Brain Tube Rig With Matching Carb Cap
Hungry for more brains??? Then you need to pick up this Algae brain rig to satisfy your hunger. With a 14mm fixed female joint and an attention on functionality, this rig is ready to zombify your medulla oblongata.
- 45° fixed 14mm downstem
- matching brain carb cap
Algae glass has been in the glass blowing game for years blowing beautifully twisted heady rigs. He is most known for his brain pattern which he invented and utilized in the industry. He often collaborates with many artists in the glass blowing industry bringing us insane creations. Check out some of these unique pieces on his Instagram page. @Algae._
Benjamin Danklin Retti Recycler
by Griffin Glass
This Benjamin Danklin fumed reticello recycler rig made by Griffin Glass is sure to bring your next party to life. Utilizing scientific design and the alchemy of fumed glass, Griffin has outdone himself in creating this dank collaboration. Buy one today and see where these colorful swirls take you!
Height: 8 inches
- bent neck
- Great function
- 90° Joint
- 10mm Female Joint
- Fully worked
- UV Reactive
- American Glass
- 1 x BEnjamin Danklin Recycler
ARTIST: Griffin Glass
Bowman Mini Purple Lollipop Rig
by Bowman Glass
Coming from the far Pacific Northwest, Bowman Glass delivers form and superior function in this singular style mini rig. Featuring Trautman Art Glass’s Purple Lollipop, Seattle’s Bowman Glass strikes the perfect balance between color and clear. The color accents frame your window into what’s happening inside the fixed downstem with showerhead perc. A 10mm opal coin marble attachment on the back rounds out the bling on this incredibly tight rig.
- 3 3/4″ tall
- fixed downstem with showerhead perc
- smoke window
- 45° 10mm female joint
- 10mm Opal Coin
- Flared Mouthpiece
- Signature Piece by Bowman
- TAG’s Purple Lollipop
- TI Signed
- 1 x Bowman Glass Rig
Freeek Glass Bubbler Rig
by Freeek Glass
Get your Freeek on with this way affordable entry into the heady glass scene. Featuring amber purple accents struck out to perfection, this one of a kind Freeek rig is ready to do some nasty things.
Fixed Downstem 90 degrees
Height: 6 inches
- opal on the mouthpiece
- Great function
- Freeek’s signature horns
- 90° 10mm Male Joint
- Flared Mouthpiece
- Includes dome and Nail
- 1 x Rig
- 1 x Freeek Dome and Nail