Billiard Gloves make fun gag gifts. These days gloves are used for all sorts of purposes from gardening, dishwashing, factories, hospitals, by health professional, car rally drivers, bike riders, baseball players, cricket players, in football by the goal keepers, in boxing and even while doing exercises during weight training.
A glove is a garment which helps to cover the hand against heat or cold. It has openings in it through which the fingers can be inserted. There are fingerless gloves and also mittens in the market.
Mittens help to keep the hands much warmer as they tend to help insulate the air which is trapped inside and moreover when bare fingers are in direct contact with one another they tend to generate more warmth.
Gloves are made from a variety of materials like cloth, wool, metal, and Kevlar, neoprene, latex, rubber, and leather, etcetera. There are a number of manufacturers of gloves all over the world today.
Like all other sports and games, billiards too has a number of accessories for the players and the Billiards Gloves which is also known as Pool gloves or Cue Gloves is a very important accessory which a billiards player needs and must have.
During play there will be friction I the hands which are holding the cue shaft and this will cause inconsistent strokes. To avoid this and to give a better grip of the cue shaft a billiards player wears a glove. This helps the cue shaft glide smoothly on the bridge hands which will in turn make for better and more accurate shots.
This glove is a three fingered glove. These billiard gloves can be tailor-made to personalize each player's taste and their individual preference. There are left handed and right handed gloves and personalized gloves are made from different materials which offer smoother action of the cue shaft and better control too.
Pool gloves come at a variety of prices starting as low as five dollars a pair but a really good pair of gloves will cost around ten to fifteen dollars a pair. It is easy to recognize pool gloves as they look exactly like ordinary gloves but they cove only three fingers that is the thumb, index, and middle fingers.
The fabric used to make the gloves should be frictionless and they should have a small leather patch at the palm section to help give the player a better grip of the cue shaft. These gloves are elastic so they are made to fit all hand sizes.
Lycra and Spandex are the most preferred materials used to make these gloves as they help giver a better grip of the cue shaft which will help make more accurate and consistent movements.
For those who are new to the game and would like to do a thorough research on the best gloves to buy then they would be advised to make a search in the web for details about the manufacturers and prices.