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Mr Nagata has created a masterpiece that was inspired by the story, “Shita kiri Suzume”. The story is based on the purity of friendship. The heart shaped pipe is segmented into three sections. Stem, reverse calabash chamber and the bowl. The acrylic, marbled stem is gently curved and connected to a beautifully polished, reverse calabash […]



Hello Happy new year from Southern California. I just want to let you know that the pipe arrived safe and sound beautiful. It is a fantastic piece of work and I’m very happy with it. And the presentation everything overall was just delightful. Thank you again for such a good price and for doing […]


Minoru Nagata`s “Native” pipe Minoru Nagata`s “Native” pipe follows the Japanese garden aesthetics of “Shin”, “Gyo” and “So”. This can be found from the pipe`s straight lines, gentle curves and rough textured edges. The tiger tooth bowl displays soft, finely striped, vertical grain. The shank is a long, thin bamboo stem that is reinforced with a small stainless […]


Minoru Nagata: Shizuku Drop ( Reverse Calabash ) The “Shizuku Drop” pipe is an other example of Mr Nagata`s hard work and genius. Although the bowl may look thick and heavy the morta wood gives it a lightweight feel. The bowl has been tapered in the middle, giving it a sexy hourglass silhouette. As it conically expands from the centre, the rim […]