Meerschaum Pipes offer an exceptional smoking experience.
Meerschaum is lighter than briar.
Meerschaum is porous and acts as a filter.
Meerschaum will not burn like briar.
You can safely smoke any number of different types of tobaccos.
Meerschaum Pipes are art.
Briar pipes originate from Saint-Claude, where they were made for the first time in 1850.
Briar wood has a number of properties which make it highly suitable for making pipes:
it can withstand high temperatures, exceptionally hard, yet extremely light and looked after it will last a lifetime.
Pipe collecting is a fascinating hobby enjoyed by people all over the world.
Collecting antique pipes can be educational as well as pleasurable. Antique pipes are an art form unto themselves. Whether you prefer collecting them rather than smoking, antique pipes can bring pleasure to their owner either way.