Black Leaf & Blaze Glass are two brands manufactured by Near Dark. Near Dark is a German based manufacturer of tobacco bongs, oil rigs, water pipes, accessories, and much much more. They were founded in 1988 at a time when Germany's smoking tools were way behind the times. Their founder was inspired by the US smoking culture and wanted to bring quality bongs to the local community. For over 25 years, they have worked to perfect their craft and manufacturer some of the highest quality scientific pieces on the market today. The company prides themselves on their quality and the ability to bring attractive and functional pieces to not only Germany, but the rest of the world.