A lovely pipe with a delicious shape ! A cute “Brandy” that is evenly balanced with flawless briar. The bottom is peppered with finely tight birdseye grain while vertical strands of angel hair wrap around the bow and the shank. A gorgeous marbled band marries the shank to the stem. A brilliant masterpiece from our […]
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A beautiful creation using flawless angel hair briar.
There has been a resurgence of interest in ancient Japanese history. Recently the Emperor NINTOKU’s grave in Sakai city ( Osaka Prefecture ) has just attained a World Heritage Status and has been the focus of many TV documentaries. Tatsuo Tajima’s ANCIENT CUP is a reflection on this romantic time period. This piece is a […]
Another fun design from Tatsuo Tajima ! This pipe has a combination of smooth and sandblast texture. The bowl’s side profile and rim exposes lively straight grain. Between the stem and the sandblasted shank a polished smooth segment of briar acts as a connecting band. A brass ring helps to reinforce the stem’s connection. A […]
A birdseye lover’s delight ! For every pipe artisan the first challenge is the initial decision to decide which design is best suited to compliment the briar’s best qualities. Tatsuo Tajima reserves his freehand GEM shape for only the BEST briar that falls into his hands. Mr Tajima brilliantly produces a flat top panel platform […]
A familiar shape from the Kim workshop. Unlike his previous blowfish pipes, Mr Kim has applied a mystical two toned colour to this masterpiece. The pipe is baptized with a rich dark stain magnifying the wood’s dark veins. A warm orange aura compliments the pipes presentation. These two unique features gives one the impression of a […]
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This “Smooth Dublin” pipe is another example of Kitahara`s refined approach to carving. This gem is classically shaped yet ergonomically designed to comfortably fit in your hand. Birdseye grain flourishes around the rim while energetic lines ornament the circumference of the bowl and the shank. The bottom is carefully sandblasted to add contrasting texture to […]