Archive / May, 2020


Kenichiro Sakurai : SANDBLAST URUSHI

Another masterstroke from the Kenishiro Sakurai workshop. This cube shaped pipe is delicately sandblasted allowing the grain to present itself  as projecting soft tactual waves. Within the four panels  presented on the shank we can see the  rhythmic pulse of the grain ebbing from the stem towards the bowl.  Thin lines ring and ripple around the […]


NEW :Minoru Nagata’s Bamboo Morta

A larger take on a popular bamboo pipe from Mr Nagata. This pipe boasts a long six knuckle, pristine bamboo shank with a large, smooth morta bowl. The well balanced bowl has been painstakingly shaped and polished welcoming any delicious tobacco that the owner finds pleasurable. Enjoy !


Minoru Nagata’s Morta Hotei 2014

(Reverse Calabash) Mr Nagata’s long time fans will greet this shape like an old friend. The deep cup bowl is smooth and precisely designed and cut in a handsome symmetrical shape. The thick bamboo shank is clean and provides a second chamber offering a lovely cool smoke. The stem has an attractive white swirl and attached […]


Tatsuo Tajima’s CRAGGY POT

A masterpiece of design and sandblasting work by Tatsuo Tajima. This pipe has a tall yet thin shank. The pipe’s grain is assertively presented with Tatsuo’s proprietary sandblasting technique. The rim has a thin smooth lip giving the pipe some subtle contrast to its rough texture. Well done Mr Tajima !


NEW : Tatsuo Tajima’s “Yin Yang”

Tatsuo Tajima never ceases to amaze his fans with his unending variety of compositions. This new creation is a short pipe with a large beautiful bowl exhibiting the Taoist symbol “Yin and Yang. The shank and base of the bowl are sandblasted while the rim has two contrasting smooth protuberances. The Yin nubble is colored […]



Tonni Neilsen’ Freehand Horn is our pipe of the month. A beautiful freehand piece casting the silhouette of a calabash pipe. Perfectly balanced this gem is lovingly crafted using exquisite briar. Tight birdseye grain is found along the long bending bottom to front panel. Bold striped grain decorates the sides. The two types of grain […]