Hookah | Smoking pipe


Category: Vastu
Location: Malerkotla, Sangrur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth (Terracotta, Copper), Metal (Brass), Wood
Earth craft technique: Firing
Metal craft technique: Casting
Wood craft technique: Bending, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Hookah is a smoking pipe used to smoke tobacco. It has an earthen container at the top to hold the tobacco and a container at the base to hold water. The smoke from the top passes through the water, where particles of ash are filtered out. This filtered smoke is then pulled through the pipe.

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