Meerschaum Pipe"bacchus Head" W/case Smooth Bent Stem, International Shipping For Sale
Meerschaum pipes must be handled with care, as the material is soft and can easily be chipped or broken. If you plan to use your pipe for smoking, you must clean it regularly to maintain the smooth, rich quality that makes these pipes so highly sought. Clean the bowl and stem regularly with pipe cleaners to eliminate any buildup of ash or dottle (unburned tobacco). Especially when your pipe is new, make sure that your hands are clean when using it. Meerschaum is a rare mineral found mainly in Eskisehir, Turkey, although there are some small deposits in Greece, France and Spain. Deposits of this soft, porous material also have been found in Pennsylvania, Utah and South Carolina. It is universally accepted among experts that the purestqualitymeerschaum comes from Turkey. During the 18th and 19th centuries, at the height of its popularity, the center of meerschaum pipe production was Vienna. Stem is plastic, does not take filter,measures about 8" and 4""Mermaid pipe measures 5 1/2 x 2 x 1 " bowl diameter comes with casePurchase other pipes, cleaning tools , pipe cleaners , pipe stands and other pipe accessories
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Meerschaum Pipe"bacchus Head" W/case Smooth Bent Stem, International Shipping: $50