Why are glass bongs so popular?
Bongs of all shapes and sizes have been used for thousands of years by smokers, but glass bongs are still the most popular on the market. Bongs have been made from metal, silicone, acrylic, bamboo, wood, plastic and ceramics, and, still, bongs made from glass are the best sellers.
Basically, you can smoke your herb of choice from a multitude of devices, so why are bongs made from glass considered to be superior to other materials?
No after taste
With glass there is no after taste from smoking, something that’s very noticeable when you use a clay, metal or wooden bong. With these types of bongs, the flavours of the smoked herbs heavily compete with the taste of the bong, resulting in a less than optimum smoking experience. Glass, on the other hand, is non porous and so doesn’t absorb any of the chemicals from the herbs, making for a very clean smoke.
Glass is reusable
While you could argue that most smoking devices are reusable, after a while most of the others become stained and contaminated, reducing the quality of your smoking experience. Glass provides a surface that doesn’t absorb contaminants or stains and can be easily and quickly cleaned. With glass bongs, you always have the best smoking experience, if you keep the bong clean.
Glass bongs filter the smoke
One of the biggest reasons for the popularity of glass bongs is that water is used to filter the smoke. This filtration process removes many of the harmful substances from the smoke, leaving them behind in the bong, so that they don’t reach your lungs when you inhale. These toxins build up on the side of the bong and can be removed when you clean the bong after it’s been used. If you use clay pipes or any other device that doesn’t use water for filtering the smoke then you risk inhaling all these harmful chemicals.
Another benefit of water filtration is that it cools the smoke before you inhale making it better on your lungs and not so irritating on your throat. Water filtration gives you a smoother and cooler smoking experience.
Glass produces beautiful shapes
From an aesthetic point of view, bongs made from glass can be produced in a variety of pleasing shapes, sizes and colours. It takes artistry to design these bongs and many of them are entirely made by hand. Glass blowing is an art form and some people even become collectors of glass bongs, considering them as works of art that are displayed for their enjoyment, rather than used as smoking devices. With hundreds of different sizes, shapes and designs on the market, you can collect as many of these as you like, whether you use them for smoking or not!
BongsMart glass bongs collection
At BongsMart, we have a large collection of bongs that are made from glass and some of them are exclusive to our brand. You can choose from MWP Bongs, Weedo Bongs, Stone Age Bongs, 3D Glass Bongs, Large Bongs (30cm and over), Medium Bongs (21cm to 29cm) and Small Bongs (less than 20cm).
If you need help selecting the best bongs for your situation, call us on 0423 258 213 or send us an email enquiry.