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7 Best Custom Pipes & Bongs in the World – you won’t believe No 5!

What you use to smoke determines the type of smoking experience you’re going to have. Whether you use a vape, roll with paper, or a bong, each vessel will provide a different type of affair.

There are various types of bongs and pipes that you can purchase. Bongs and pipes can be made of various types of material, such as glass or metal, and within those types there are different bongs: percolator, bubbler, or carburetor, to name a few. Check out some of our articles on the different types of bongs you can find out there!

Pipes and bongs are an investment, one that you will be able to use long term. While you’re bound to spend more on your bong than on your vape pen, these water pipes will last forever if you care for them well and they can be real works of art. Bongs are also customizable. Make your bong that much more personal and a reflection of yourself by ordering one custom made to your tastes.

This article will go through the 7 best and most interesting custom bongs that we discovered in our search and the various ways to customize them, to help you make a decision when exploring the world of smoking tools.

Customizing your bong opens you up to a world of design. Here are some of our favorites, and believe it or not, a lot of them come from individual crafters on sites such as Etsy. Take a look at what we found and let us know in the comments below if you know of any other quality custom bongs on the market!

Sky Glass — price varies, call for quote

Just one of many possible designs by master glass blowers at Sky. Photo: @skyglassinc

Sky Glass is a well known water pipe maker. Known for their high end, hand blown Oregon glass pipes, their glass is crafted by their team of highly skilled glass blowers.

What we love!

  • Oregon origin
  • High end look
  • Customizable options

Sports themed pipes- starts at $55

Which team would you choose?

Sports themed pipes: Creators such as ZUGlassNW crafts glass from their home base in the Pacific Northwest. You can get NFL glass pipes with the logo of your favorite football team decorating the bowl area of your pipe.

What we love:

  • Flashy design on a simple model
  • Support local Etsy artists
  • All of your favourite teams!

Hand Carved from Pear Root wooden pipe – Lion – $38.50

Get a durable, affordable custom pipe to add to your collection!

Get a sturdy wooden pipe to compliment your own personality, or give it as a gift to someone who’s in need of a thoughtful and quality gift. A pipe like this truly is the gift that keeps on giving, as its sturdy build will last you for countless sessions. Not to mention the Sherlock design is a fun call-back to tales of mystery and intrigue. Who knew the answer to “what’s the best pipe” was in front of Sherlock the entire time!

What we love!

  • Lion design makes it a unique statement pipe
  • Hand carved from sturdy pear root
  • Gift that keeps on giving

Animal pipes: Ranging in price, starting at $24

This is one time we won’t be upset about having a bee right up on our face!

For the animal lovers out there these customized animal bongs are just the thing for you! There are many different options: from bees, to monkey glass pipes, to wolf glass pipes and wolf bongs, to frogs and other animals. Type in your favourite or customize with the various pipe makers. Some blow the glass into the shape of the animal itself, while others decorate the pipe with your favorite animal. The choice is yours!

What we love!

  • Etsy sellers
  • Pricepoint
  • Pick your favourite animal!

NSFW private bongs: Price ranges starting at $15

Okay, if there’s a rainbow penis just imagine what else they have!

These bongs and pipes are NSFW (not safe for work), and can be ordered to look like any of the female or male parts that are out there. Maybe keep this one hidden if guests come over!

What we love!

  • Risque
  • Good conversation starter
  • Low price point
  • Etsy Sellers (click for a variety of options)

Smoke cartel: Ranges in price , starting at $45

This beautiful GRAV Labs bong is one of many options offered by Smoke Cartel.

Some places let you build your own bong. Smoke Cartel lets you choose your own bong features. While this may not be customized in the the sense that it has a special name or interest on it, it is customized in its own great way: your bong has everything you want when you’re smoking.

What we love!

  • Choose our own bong features
  • Specialized smoking experience

Water Bongs Glass Pipes : Starting as low as $20

Get one for yourself or get someone an awesome gift!

Water Bongs Glass does general customization, and they let you add whatever name, date, or special symbol you want on your customizable glass bongs or silver fumed glass pipes.

What we love!

  • Variety in price
  • Special names, dates, and symbols


There’s so much you can do today with your smoking accessories. Pipes and bongs are all so unique, whether you add your own touch or not. But, having your own custom pipes and bongs makes the entire experience more fun and shows off some of your passions and personality.

In being able to design your own bong, you can make shopping for one fun as you figure out which bowl pieces for bongs or hand blown glass bongs you would like. When it comes to pipes, there are just as many options. Custom weed pipes and personalized glass pipe options are around as well, and it can even be a great, sentimental gift! You can engrave an anniversary or a birthday and give it to a loved one. It is an entirely new form of art, and you as the shopper and designer of your smoking piece are an artist.

There are so many options out there, whether it is on this list or another one. The world is your oyster-whether you want a name, a pet, your favorite phrase, or so many other things. What’re your favorites? Happy shopping!

Customize your smoking experience by purchasing a bong with a unique design! There are tons of glass blowers out there who will turn your bong into something special just for you (or a good friend!). The toughest part? Finding the one that speaks to you! Check out our list for some inspiration!

Glass Pipes/Weed Bowls

Types of Glass Pipes and their Characteristics

Glass pipes come in various forms such as chillums, spoon pipes, Sherlock pipes, bubblers, and steamrollers. Each type of unique glass pipes bears characteristics that differ from other glass pipes.

Chillums, for instance, is a type of weed pipe that comes in basic form and shape as a simple tube. A person using chillum weed pipe may be considered as updated, however, the item is still considered as a primitive way of smoking, because some indigenous often used hollow reeds shaped as chillum pipes to smoke. Using a chillum pipe is quite simple as one only needs to pack dry herb on one end of the pipe and light it from the opposite end. Due to its pure form a chillum only allows a small amount of dry her, besides, they are devoid of carburetors which prevent smoke flavor from becoming stale. Chillums are one of the cheap weed pipes type out there.

Sherlock pipes, on the other hand, are iconic because of their arched stem. Just below the stem of Sherlock pipes, there is a bowl used to heat and hold the product to be used. After that, the smoke that emanates from heating the product moves up the stem of the weed bowls. In some instances, Sherlock pipes may have overly long stems, in this case, it is referred to as Gandalf weed pipe-from the fictional character as developed by J.R.R Tolkien. Some Sherlock pipes have carburetors, though not a standard requirement.

Bubbler is another type of bowls for weed which derives its name because of the bubbles that it produces during smocking. Bubblers are considered a hybrid type of glass because it incorporates both glass and the bong. This type of glass pipe is somewhat small but has water like a bong, which is why it is often referred to as glass water pipes. Water, in this case, acts as a filter during smoking, therefore, diffusing the smoke inhaled and in the process creating small bubbles. As a result, the smoker experiences smoother flavor without any harsher tones or elements from the substance being smoked. Smokers can use blubbers regardless of the temperature of the water. The temperature of the water plays an integral role in determining the overall smoking experience and flavor.

Steamroller is the most complicated and complicated to use of the five weed pipes. Steamrollers incorporate a tube consisting a bowl at the end of the tube. The cool weed pipe has opened at each end of the tube, with one acting as a carburetor. In some instances, a steamroller can consist of an extra chamber responsible for rolling and cooling the smoke further. Because of their complex nature, fast-time users are not recommended to use steamrollers.

The last of the five primary glass weed pipes is the spoon pipe. This type of glass pipe is typically considered an improvement of the chillum pipe since they are somewhat similar in construction and shape, except for the bowl located at one end of the tube where a smoker can deposit the product used. Besides, spoon pipes differ with chillums in that they must have a carburetor, though small. Similarly, spoon pipes are quite complicated compared to chillums because one has to cover a hole with a figure to help draw in air.

The glass is the most common material for making pipes like the one-hitters or the bubbler pipe, cool colors will always be available for glass pipes. Yet as times goes on many different materials like titanium or silicone etc are being used to make more stealthy and portable pipes.

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Feature List Of Our Glass Pipes:


This pipe is 100% handmade with the highest standard glass material.

Maria Ring

An orb/circular glass marble-like feature usually appears next to the bowl or the mouthpiece enhances the overall appearance and holding of the glass pipe.


A popular technique used in glass blowing, you can clearly see the sparkled glass inside the dichroic glass which will turn into different colors when exposing to different lighting.


type of glass created by heating silver and/or gold to a high enough temperature, which releases fumes from the metals. These fumes bind to the glass surface and produce a semi-transparent, colorful visual. The color will appear differently based on whether the light has been refracted through or reflected by the fumed glass before reaching your eyes. Over a period of time, fumed glass changes color because of the exposure to heat from the flame.

Fumed glass can appear to be many different colors, depending on what light is reflecting off the piece and what metal was used in the fuming process. Silver gives a yellow hue, while gold tends to be more of a light pink. However, these are just the colors that the glass can take on when light passes through it. If the fumed metals are applied in a heavier manner, light cannot pass through the glass, making it reflect off instead. The reflection of the light can produce any array of colors depending on the metal used and how heavy the application of the vaporized metals was.


Don’t we all want a colorful glass collection sitting in our home looking pretty? This glass pipe features a unique appealing colored patent that would definitely stand out from other blend looking pipes!


This pipe can hold a fairly large amount of tobacco/dry herb at the same time with the “deep bowl” feature.


The pipe is made of extra thick and heavy glass to ensure it’s durability and safety, you don’t need to worry about your clumsy friend breaking your glass piece in one drop!


A unique technique in glassblowing that produces popular 3D features that brings the glass pipes some unique coloring and cool appearances.


This glass pipe is very portable in size which means it can be very stealthy and discrete whether you are using it or just traveling with it!

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