Cheap Glass, A thing of the Past: A New Age for Artisan Glass

Cheap Glass, A thing of the Past: A New Age for Artisan Glass

There’s a difference between artisan glass pipes and cheap China pipes from the gas station or smoke shop. Artisan glass work has been around for thousands of years. Some of the earliest recorded pieces of glass work date back to 3000 BC in Mesopotamia and early Egypt. The process of making anything from glass was an extremely difficult one during this time period. For this reason, many artisan pieces of glassworks were small and quite…

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Today’s Art, Yesterday’s Paraphernalia: Remembering Operation Pipe Dreams

Today’s Art, Yesterday’s Paraphernalia: Remembering Operation Pipe Dreams

“Jason had no idea his arrest was apart of the nationwide until Tommy Chong, who would become the trophy of the operation, reached out to him.” In 2003, hundreds of businesses and homes were raided across the nation in what was code named “Operation Pipe Dreams.” The operation targeted large-scale pipe and bong distributors. Most remember it for the arrest and conviction of cannabis celebrity, Tommy Chong, but the multi-agency sting indicted 55 other people…

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