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Falcon Pipes #1  Guide [Infograph] - Create a 7-day set

Falcon Pipes #1 Guide [Infograph] - Create a 7-day set

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 12th Nov 2014

An American engineer named  Kenley Bugg createdFalcon pipes in 1936. He wanted to create an exceptionally versatile and cool smoking experience. With millions of Falcon fans all around the world spanning over 75 years of production, we’d say he succeeded! Falcon tobacco pipes moved& …
Gifts for pipe smokers #3: Vauen Pipes

Gifts for pipe smokers #3: Vauen Pipes

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 29th Oct 2014

For the third installment of ‘Gift Ideas for Pipe Smokers’ we explore gifts for Vauen fans. To find more gift possibilities visit the first post in this series on Savinelli gifts and the second on Peterson Pipes gift sets for the 2014 holiday season. Come back next week for a look at some of our fav …
Best Pipe Tobacco for Beginners

Best Pipe Tobacco for Beginners

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 27th Oct 2014

If you are new to smoking a tobacco pipe, the first thing you probably did was pick a pipe. Once that’s done, it’s on to tobacco. Choosing the best pipe tobacco for beginners can be a challenge. After all, there are hundreds of different brands, varieties and types on the market. Choosing can b …
Why the Peterson Dracula Pipe

Why the Peterson Dracula Pipe

Posted by Jack Rather on 24th Oct 2014

The Peterson name is one that is associated with high quality, great-smoking pipes in the pipe world, and most pipe lovers have a Peterson in their collection or at least know of the company. And each year, Peterson releases a few special pipes for serious pipe collectors. One of the 2012 Limited Ed …
Tobacco Pipes History: Looking Back

Tobacco Pipes History: Looking Back

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 23rd Oct 2014

Tobacco pipes history is long and vividly accounted for through archeological findings and historical research. We could write a book, or five, about it. For now, here is a brief overview:Beginning of tobacco pipes historyThe first smoking pipes identified were found in Egypt and dated back to 2000 …
What is briar wood for tobacco pipes?

What is briar wood for tobacco pipes?

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 21st Oct 2014

Have you ever wondered why tobacco pipes are made out of briar wood?For those of us who know our pipe history, we know it wasn’t always that way. Tobacco pipes were made from stone, clay, other woods and meerschaum long before the first carver ever set knife to briar. But once he did, well, the pipe …
Gifts for Pipe Smokers #2: Peterson

Gifts for Pipe Smokers #2: Peterson

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 16th Oct 2014

In this second part of our gift ideas for pipe smokers we’re exploring gifts for Peterson pipes fans. Last week we looked at Savinelli gift ideas, and next week we’ll look at Vauen. Stay tuned for the next few weeks and you’ll be stocked up with an arsenal of ideas for the 2014 holiday season.Feel f …
Most Expensive Tobacco Pipe

Most Expensive Tobacco Pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 15th Oct 2014

Smoking tobacco pipes isn’t new.The internet isn’t new (alright it’s “newer”).What is new is the growing number of tech-savvy pipe collectors using Instagram, Reddit, Ebay and other forums to track down obscure artisan collectibles, estate models from historically significant brands like Savinelli a …
Gifts for Pipe Smokers, #1: Savinelli

Gifts for Pipe Smokers, #1: Savinelli

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 7th Oct 2014

We know coming up with gift ideas can be a headache, especially when you’re shopping for a pipe guy and you’re not well versed on the language or the smoky subculture. But never fear! You’ll look like a gift-giving warrior, armed with a super-personalized holiday surprise by using one of our holida …
Peterson Pipe Tobacco: Unique Blends

Peterson Pipe Tobacco: Unique Blends

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 22nd Sep 2014

We know many of you have been smoking Peterson pipe tobacco for years. I know we are a little late to this party, but since tobacco is new for us, suffice to say we’ve been trying a lot of it lately--even more than usual. Throughout this process, admittedly a learning one for me, I’ve continued …