Ashtrays are an important tool when smoking joints, cigarettes, or cigars. They are useful to hold ash, butts, clips, and sometimes tools. Although smoking has been around for what seems like forever, ashtrays didn’t become popular until the 1800s. Usually, ashtrays are made from a material that stops the spread of fire, making them perfect for dealing with anything you’re combusting to smoke. Many different types of people have ashtrays and there are ashtrays designed to suit everyone’s needs. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the different types as well as their benefits and other useful information about ashtrays.