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Our 4th anniversary Website Update

Our 4th anniversary Website Update

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 30th Jun 2014

We’re busting at the seams with good news in the office today.In fact, if you’re reading this right now, you’ve probably already experienced our most exciting update since our launch back in 2010...That’s right, we’ve had a facelift!TobaccoPipes.com is turning four, just in time for The 4th of July! …
Savinelli Pigna, A little art history

Savinelli Pigna, A little art history

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 16th Jun 2014

It’s so Italian, it’s almost a cliche, flashy design to make something naturally spectacular even more show-stopping. The Savinelli Pigna Series follows in the footsteps of ancient and modern artistic giants by paying homage to the simple, but mysterious pine cone.The Pigna’s significancePigna liter …
Pipe Collector Spotlight: Charlie Dunn

Pipe Collector Spotlight: Charlie Dunn

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 6th Jun 2014

Charlie Dunn, a veteran tobacco pipe smoker enjoying life on the side of a North Carolina mountain, is the second in our series of Tobacco Pipe Collector Spotlights. Once a month or so we share the stories of pipe collectors at all stages. If you would like to be featured in this ongoing series, con …
Savinelli Marron Glace: Italian Treat

Savinelli Marron Glace: Italian Treat

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 27th May 2014

Most of us here at TobaccoPipes.com are familiar with Nat King Cole’s iconic phrase, Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Just six words and we’re transported to a fireside Christmas much colder than the ones we celebrate here in tropical Florida. The glittering stems and warm chestnut bowl …
Savinelli Pianoforte Tobacco Pipes

Savinelli Pianoforte Tobacco Pipes

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 22nd May 2014

What better way to celebrate a classic piece of Italian history than with a Savinelli tobacco pipe?In recognition of the prefered instrument of the most famous Italian composers, Savinelli debuted the Pianoforte Series this year. Italy and it’s beloved pianoThe Pianoforte, commonly shortened to …
Tobacco pipes and the military

Tobacco pipes and the military

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 21st May 2014

Tobacco pipes have a long history with the military in most countries. We couldn’t think of a better time to kick off our first ever sitewide sale (more on that later). First, a little history… Memorial Day Weekend, for those of us in The United States, is the kickoff of the summer season. …
Father’s Day Gifts for Pipe Smokers

Father’s Day Gifts for Pipe Smokers

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 19th May 2014

If you grew up sitting at your father’s knee while he smoked his favorite tobacco pipe, a new pipe or accessory could be the perfect way to honor your shared memories this Father’s Day. In addition to childhood memories, a brand new crop of smoking enthusiasts has popped up in the last 10 years, as …
Understanding bowl coat on a pipe

Understanding bowl coat on a pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 9th May 2014

[Updated 2/11/2021]Do a quick search on tobacco pipe bowl coatings, and you'll find about a million different instances of smoking enthusiasts arguing the merits of coated or uncoated pipe bowls.What is pipe bowl coating?Many pipe makers, large factory makers like Peterson, for example, paint the to …
A glimpse at Peterson Churchwardens

A glimpse at Peterson Churchwardens

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 5th May 2014

Perhaps the most famous type of tobacco pipe in pop culture, the Churchwarden shape features an exaggerated long stem and small bowl. Commonly known as a “Wizard” pipe, the Churchwarden is prominently featured in The Lord of the Rings films.Peterson Churchwarden CharacteristicsThe Peterson Churchwar …
Learn About Peterson Rosslare Classics

Learn About Peterson Rosslare Classics

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 3rd May 2014

Peterson has perfected the art of making affordable tobacco pipes to get excited about. The Rosslare Classic series may not be brand new anymore, but it’s been delighting and exciting pipe smokers both old and new since its launch in 2003.Distinguishing a Rosslare Classic tobacco pipeWith amber acry …