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Snic Barnes has been working with glass for over 20 years. His journey began when he was seventeen, and first learned glassblowing techniques at The Crefeld School in Pennsylvania. Subsequent to graduating high school, Snic enrolled in The Appalachian Center for Crafts in Tennessee, where he focused his study on hot glass, and at which he was first introduced to metal electroplating; he also went on to pursue advanced education at the Corning Museum of Glass.

In the years to follow, Snic garnered acclaim for both his unique aesthetic style and his technical explorations as he became a pioneer of mixed media pipes. His work has been displayed in galleries across the world, and Snic has taught workshops at Pilchuck Glass School in Washington, Philadelphia Glassworks, Ontario's Edy Roy Gallery, and Lunar Cycle in Tokyo.

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How bongs are made


Bongs are made using the core techniques of glass blowing. What makes bongs unique, however, is their complexity compared to other glass smoking devices. Bongs often feature bright colors, intricate designs, and elaborate decorations. Similarly, many bongs come with additional components such as ice catchers...

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How glass pipes are made


Glass pipes are a long-time mainstay in the cannabis community used by generations of consumers. There are several reasons why many cannabis smokers prefer to use glass pieces over pipes made from other materials: Glass is an inert substance, which means it won't leach any...

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