Smoking Pipes are not merely used for smoking but also serve as decorative items. For many people, smoking pipes have become fashion statements. People who do not smoke also seem to collect Smoking Pipes. Thus Smoking Pipes are fast emerging as items of collection among many people the world over.
Though originally Smoking Pipes were made of only clay, nowadays pipes are available in different materials like stone, wood, ceramic and glass. Various metals are also used for making Smoking Pipes. Even though steel was commonly used earlier, nowadays aluminum and brass are used more often. Brass Smoking Pipes usually have white and yellow shades of nickel. Brass adds more glamour to the pipes.