The Highly Cultured — Culture

How Dabbing Came To Be

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The landscape of smoking has changed completely in the past few years. Till a decade ago or so the choices were simple. You could get some grass or you could get some hash. You could smoke them through a bong or roll them up in a paper. Now when you walk into a headshop you will see bongs that look like something you would find in a mad scientist’s lab or an artist's dreams. You also have the choice of concentrates which are a wholly new innovation.

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The Chillum Pipe and Its Tradition

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It is always exciting discovering different places, learning about their history and come to understand how civilizations and cultures carry out similar activities but in completely different ways. From how we greet one another, to smoking rituals and social gatherings; it is interesting to see how each culture develops unique ways of satisfying their needs. Like smoking.

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Where Does the "Baung" Come From?

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You are probably aware by now that glass bongs, or water pipes, are some of the most popular smoking apparatus. Ranging in size, styles, color, class and thickness; water pipes come in more options than you could every think of.
With the ever growing popularity of different dry herbs and the legality of Cannabis for medical and recreational use across the US, the types of water pipes you are now able to choose from – well, it could get a little overwhelming to say the least.

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The Mystic Art of Smoking

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At Lionhead we have always believed in their being a mystical side to smoking. It has been the founding aspect of us and the guiding hand in all of our designs. We aren’t aiming for pop culture or for looking cool; we aim for something beyond it. We believe in respecting the traditions of smoking and adding the appropriate amount of mythos into it. We add functional glass art to smoking because things feel complete for us that way.

Keeping it traditional yet contemporary. Honoring traditions that have been deeply ingrained with smoking for a long time, we are aware of how important smoking rituals have been for different tribes and nations around the world. Visions filled with smoke, smoking on special days, these are all activities found in the histories of many cultures of the world. 

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