On 4/20, it's all about smoking on the go — and what better to bring with you than pipes made by artisans working right here in Colorado? Whether you want a small pipe to slip discreetly in your pocket or a Gandalf bowl, here are ten creations that are sure to turn heads.
Mary Cherry creates each pipe by hand in Cortez.
Denver-based endioDesigns has been creating pipes since before 2009. The pieces boast color-changing doughnut Sherlock designs, and they're made right here in the Mile High.
Frostebyte, located in Winter Park, creates funky, multi-colored pipes with swirls, sparkles and even designs like Stormtroopers and the Colorado Flag.
Each piece is made in Boulder with borosilicate glass, in a variety of colors and swirls.
Located in Arvada, Inferno Valley specializes in animal designs, as well as pipes that glow in the dark.
Read on for more Colorado-made pipes.
These Kind Glass pipes — with mushroom designs, even evil eyes — are all made in Denver.
Nova Glassworks, which specializes in intricate color works, has over 100 designs of pipes and one-hitters that are all made in Denver.
Perfect for the animal lover in your life, PurtyGlass incorporates turtles, koalas, giraffes and many more animals into the designs of its glass pipes.
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Rabbit Shack Glass
Evergreen-based Rabbit Shack creates glass pipes with delicate swirling lines and a variety of colors in each piece.
For all the Lord of the Rings fans out there, the Aurora-based RightLeftBrains offers the quintessential Gandalf pipe in a variety of colors.