Moving on we see some more glass pipes. This is a small gallery of small water pipes, also known as bubbler pipes (pipes with a small amount of water for filtration).
Below are pictures of pipes known as spoon pipes, or straight pipes. Spoon pipes were the first forms of glass pipe art, and they are still a popular way to smoke.
Before we had glass pipes, most of the pot smoking pipes were made out of metal. Here is a glimspse at some of the metal pipes used for smoking.
Dating back more than a hundred plus years is the wooden briar pipe (Detective Sherlock Holmes pipe), and the corn cob pipe. Most often times pipes were made of briar because it is naturally fire retardant, and they absorb high amounts of moisture.
Below are the oldest types of pipes that we can find dating back to the early chinese dynasties and possibly beyond.