Briar Pipes

Briar pipes are the most common form of pipe found today and are carved from the burl on the root of the White Heath tree. This substance is a perfect medium for pipe smoking as it is hard, porous, and fire resistant while also beautiful when carved, sanded, and polished.…

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Other Pipes

Although briars and meerschaums are more popular, other mediums for pipes are available and attractive additions to any collection. These pipes may not be for everyday smoking but are fun for an occasional diversion and definitely provide hours of entertaining conversation. The most popular and better alternative mediums for pipes…

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Ferndown Pipes

Ferndown pipes are collectible English briars that are of excellent craftsmanship and exclusive. According to the company, only 1500 or so are hand made each year by Les Wood! These traditional shapes and finishes are fine additions to any pipe rack are smoke great! TobaccoPlace.Net says that these lovely English…

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Falcon Pipes

These pipes feature metal shanks and a replaceable bowl. Although now these pipes are being made in England, the unique design has changed little since developed by Kenley Bugg of Indiana in 1936. Popular in the ’60s, these pipes still enjoy quite a following. TobaccoPlace.Net says that although they are…

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Briar Pipes

The most popular medium to smoking pipes is briar. This wood is the burl on the root of the white heath tree and only grows on the rocky crags around the Mediterranean Sea. Harvested, dried, and cut into ebuchauns before arriving at the pipe maker, this wood is hard, poreous,…

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