Artisan Glassblowing with Good Glass Humboldt

Artisan Glassblowing with Good Glass Humboldt

A new piece of glass isn’t just the mere acquisition of a new piece to smoke from, it is, without sounding poetic, inviting a new sidekick into your life. It’s a beautiful tool that will be with you for as long as you are able to keep it safe. It will go with you on road trips, to events, and in some cases, it’ll even take on a character unto itself. One of the first…

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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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Per Glass

Per Glass

“In this age where most products are made in factories using automated processes, often in another country, I get a kick out of actually making things. Even though glass can be fragile, I get a sense of permanence from the finished pieces.” The field of glassblowing is growing in demand — at the top of the profession are skilled, custom glassblowers who can take ideas and turn them into complex pieces of art. Per Tillisch,…

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