A Collector’s View of Classic Smoking Pipes

A Collector’s View of Classic Smoking Pipes

The Native Americans were the first people to smoke tobacco in pipes in the eastern woodlands of North American between 500 BCE and 500 CE. Indigenous tobacco in clay or stone platform pipes were used and bowls became more sculptural over time. Learn more about the history of classic smoking pipes. Calumet and Early Pipes […]

Guide to Pipe Shapes

Guide to Pipe Shapes

Pipes and pipe smoking are making a comeback after some time in the background. The enjoyment of a good pipe at a sidewalk cafe, the aroma of a good blend and being present to the experience of holding a handcrafted, artisan pipe is unlike any other. Pipe smokers and retailers form a community of enthusiasts […]

Guide to Buying Pipe Tobacco

Guide to Buying Pipe Tobacco

If you’re a big coffee drinker, you’re probably not drinking it the same way you did when you first started. As time progressed, you probably added, subtracted, or changed up some factors: sugar, cream, light roast, dark… Just by understanding the different tastes and mixtures, you’ve come to appreciate them, whether you enjoy them all […]