What is the best bong for you? Lets find out by taking a look at two of the best brands on the market.Two giants dominate the world of high quality glass bongs, German-based Roor (pronounced like ‘roar’) and Amsterdam natives Grace Glass. Both companies specialise in the highest quality bongs, and it can be a tough call to figure out which manufacturer is the right one for you. Fear not today we’re going to compare and contrast their best bongs across several categories.
Who are they?
Roor hail from Germany and all their products are manufactured by renowned glass blower Martin Birzle and team of glass-blowing experts. Every single Roor bong bears Birzle’s signature and all are blown masterfully from the finest quality borosilicate glass. Among connoisseur roor has become a byword for elite glass smoking equipment, they are they Rolex of the bong world, and they are the last word in luxury when it comes to bongs.
Based in Amsterdam Grace Glass are steeped in smoking culture, they have an insight into customer’s needs that you would struggle to find elsewhere. They aren’t afraid to shake things up and experiment to push the boundaries on what can be the best smoking experience possible. Their range of products are constantly being upgraded but you can always be assured of the quality of their products. Every Grace Glass bong uses dense, heat-resistant borosilicate glass that can stand up to some real punishment. With a huge range of over 300 products in their range they can cater to any taste or need.
Roor bongs aren’t cheap, and they aren't meant to be. They are high quality glassware for serious connoisseurs. If you want immaculate hand-crafted quality with no peer you want a Roor bong. Each bong is created by expert glass blowers. If you want to invest in the highest quality piece you can so you can enjoy a bong fit for a king, then you want a roor. A low end Roor bong is the Bong 1000 Blue Series starts at £99.99, and it’s worth every penny. You get a functional, stable, and gorgeous piece of glass blown from high quality glass and completed to the highest standards you get exactly what you pay for. At the high end of the range is the Fairmaster 5mm Black Star, a premium bong that costs £485. True luxury piece using the purist borosilicate glass and standing an imposing 55cm, it’s for a true connoisseur.
Grace Glass seek to deliver high-quality functional bongs at affordable prices. They seek to deliver the best smoking experience and are constantly seeking new ways to innovate and push boundaries. At £69.99 the Grace Glass Green Cane Bong will deliver fantastic quality without breaking the bank. The 38cm tall bong is a striking green and features a spiral percolator that forces smoke to interact with the water and cool down. This results in a smooth, tasty hit. At the top of the Grace Glass range is subtly named, Limited Edition Saxo Bong Slime. For £196.99 this creation will give you a truly unique smoking experience, featuring 3 showerhead percolators for unrivaled smoothness.
Roor reveles in sheer craftsmanship. The beauty in a Roor bong lies in the mastery in its creation. Manufactured by expert glassblowers you will not find another bong as elegant and with this level of quality outside of the Roor name. Each bong is emblazoned with the Roor logo as a seal of approval, when you see the Roor name, you know you’re dealing with quality.
Grace Glass’ aptitude for experimentation is most apparent in the wild variety of shapes and colours their bongs come in. From vibrant primary colours to convoluted innovative shapes you are sure to find a bong that suits your tastes, no matter how unconventional they are.
Whether Roor or Grace Glass catches your fancy you’re sure to get a high quality bong that will last. Whether you want the tried and tested classic bongs of Roor or the experimental innovation or Grace Glass it’s all down to what suits you and what you want in your smoking experience.