The Highly Cultured — Glass

A Heady Renaissance - For The Functional Glass Art Movement

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In the past few years the funtional glass industry has seen unprecedent growth. There are negative factors that directly affect the growth of the industry, but they haven't been enough to halt the growth of one of the biggest art movements we have witnessed in recent history.

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Lampworking in Action

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Glassblowing artist making it look so easy!

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Difference between Recyclers vs. Water Pipes vs. Rigs

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Walking into a great headshop you will find yourself with a wide arrange of options to choose from. Confusing or intimidating even the most experienced of smokers. Even those who want to buy a bong online are dazzled at all the options available. Yes, bongs have gotten much more complex but that isn’t a bad thing. What has happened is that now we have more choices than ever before and you’ll also find yourself having better smoking experiences all together. If you are confused about what you need to buy just to smoke up you have come to the right place.

 

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The Heady Glass Boom

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The Oxford Dictionary defines “heady” as: something that has a great effect on your senses and enhances them; thus making you feel more excited and confident. A heady glass is a unique piece of an artistic form of glass that is only made by very experienced glassblowing artists, or “fire artists” as we like to call them.

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5 Glassblowing Top Historical Moments

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Have you ever wondered how your glass pipe was made? Or how someone even thought of this smoking apparatus in the first place? We thought it’d be cool to share with you all a little bit of history on how glassblowing ever came to be. 

Glassblowing has an elaborate and rich history. One can say that glassblowing can date back up to 3500 BC in the gardens of human civilizations, Mesopotamia. It has been found, that the Egyptians were the first to make objects made of glass, like beads. Historians have identified that roughly around 5 AD, the perfect combination of fire and human’s imagination led to the increase use of glass both as a functional and decorative material in society.

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