Metallic Purple Swirl Water Pipe
Beautiful glass water pipe with a large, round base. This piece displays marbled swirls of dark purple color and a unique surface appearance that looks almost like metal under certain lighting conditions. It is equipped with a borosilicate downstem with diffusion slits and a 14mm frosted glass female joint. It also comes with the clear 14mm borosilicate bowl. The piece you see in the images is the EXACT one that is for sale.
Measures 10 inches tall and weighs 860 grams.
This water pipe is made from "soft glass." Soft glass is different from the borosilicate glass used in hand pipes in a couple of ways. It allows for an incredibly wide range of colors and effects which are simply not even possible with borosilicate. It is also less brittle and therefore much, much more durable. It cannot handle as extreme changes in temperature, but when used correctly as has been done here, it is perfectly suitable to be used for water pipes because virtually no heat is ever applied to the soft glass during use. It is recommended NEVER to wash a soft glass piece using hot water for this reason.