We are producing perfect meerschaum for you! When smoked, meerschaum pipes gradually change color, and old meerschaum pipes will turn incremental shades of yellow, orange, red, and amber from the base on up. When prepared for use as a pipe, the natural nodules are first scraped to remove the red earthy matrix, then dried, again scraped and polished with wax. You will get your pipe with its special pipe box. A nice gift for your favorite pipe smoker. Wonderfully carved, high-quality Authentic meerschaum, never used meerschaum pipe. Meerschaum is a very rare mineral, a kind of hard white clay. Light and porous structure of the pipe keeps the smoke cool and soft. The pipe itself is a natural filter which absorbs the nicotine. Meerschaum is the most flavorful and beautiful pipe you can own. Because of this peculiarity, meerschaum pipes slowly change their colors to different tones of gold and dark brown. This adds an esthetic enjoyment to its great smoking pleasure. The longer a pipe is smoked the more valuable it becomes due to the color change. Today many old and rare meerschaums have found a permanent place in museums and private collections. Meerschaum pipes are generally produced from a block that was sourced from Turkey/Eskiehir. It is found as single pieces at different depths in the ground, reaching as deep as 380 meters in Eskisehir. Block mined at greater depths is very high quality, while block that is located closer to ground level is of poorer quality. Pipes are made of high-quality Eskisehir Meerschaum which is very well known by experts. Unlike briar, meerschaum does not burn. Meerschaum pipes do not need pre-smoking to have a good quality performance. You can get perfect satisfaction with the very first smoking. Unlike a briar pipe, which must be dried after each smoke, the meerschaum can be smoked many times a day because of its absorbing qualities. Every pipe comes in a completely custom fitted case. All mouthpieces and pipe-cases are handmade individually after the production of the pipes. Each pipe is a hand crafted art of the masters. The item “Horned Viking Pipe with Silver, Viking Figure Pipe, 100% Solid Block Meerschaum” is in sale since Saturday, April 25, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Tobacciana\Pipes\Meerschaum”. The seller is “viennameerschaum” and is located in Eskisehir. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Featured Refinements: Meerschaum Block Pipe
- Handmade: Yes
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Turkey
- Brand: Vienna Meerschaum