A Guide to Buying Glass Hookahs
Hookahs are very popular smoking devices around the world, and although it was the Arab culture in which they first developed, since that time they have become incredibly well established around the world, and are now popular universally with all different cultures and ages of people. Glass hookahs in particular are very popular and loved by many.
What is a Hookah?
A hookah is basically a sort of pipe, and is also commonly called a narghile, sheesha, and hubbly bubbly. Shisha is the name of the tobacco or herbal mixture that is used in these hookahs, and it is available in a variety of different flavors, ranging from apple to peach and everything in between.
Glass hookah smoking is considered as being a type of social activity, one that originated in India but which quickly gained popularity in the Middle East and then spread over to the Western world. A typically glass hookah smoking session will last anywhere from half an hour to 45 minutes, and can be shared with a few or a group of people or by a single person alone.
Buying a Glass Hookah
If you are interested in finding a glass hookah that you can purchase, you have many different options. There are various different Hookah manufacturers and retail stores available all around the world, most of which generally offer very decent prices as well.
It can often be difficult to choose from the multitude of options available to you however, both in regards to stores and hookahs themselves. Not only that but there is also an array of different Hookah accessories that you can buy, and so you definitely have a lot of choice in this regards.
There are a few things that you want to keep in mind when you are looking to purchase a glass hookah or any other type of Hookah for that matter, and for one you want to make sure that you always buy everything brand new. This is mainly for health reasons, although most hookahs come with interchangeable mouthpieces and so as long as you make sure to get a new one of these, then buying a used Hookah is not all that bad.
Buying a Used Glass Hookah
If you do buy used, you need to make sure that none of the glass on the hookah is scratched or chipped, and that the rest of the hookah is in decent condition as well. You should never purchase an item such as this over the Internet because you will not be able to check it out firsthand before buying it, and this is something that is basically crucial in order to ensure that you are getting the best quality and value for your money.
A glass hookah can also be a great gift for someone else, and because they are part of a very social activity, it is a means of getting people that you know together to hang out and spend some time together taking part in a ritualistic, age-old tradition.