Tobacco Pipes Blog

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 … read more
A Quick Look At Peterson Kenmare Pipes

A Quick Look At Peterson Kenmare Pipes

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 12th Sep 2014

Nearly 150 years after Peterson Pipes first dedicated themselves to producing high-quality tobacco pipes, the company is still delivering Irish-made classics we can’t get enough of. Some of the most b … read more
How to break in a corn cob pipe

How to break in a corn cob pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 8th Sep 2014

Smoking a corn cob pipe is almost as American as apple pie. From Mark Twain to Douglas MacArthur, the Missouri Meerschaum has been the cob of choice.A little corn cob historyIn 1869 Missouri Meerschau … read more
Thoughts On Tobacco Pipes for Women

Thoughts On Tobacco Pipes for Women

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 21st Aug 2014

Tobacco pipes have a long and fascinating history. A history the average smoker would probably consider fairly masculine. However, this is only a reflection of recent history and not a historical fact … read more
Modern Peterson Pipes & Millennials

Modern Peterson Pipes & Millennials

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 19th Jul 2014

Approaching their 150th birthday, Peterson of Dublin seems more relevant than ever. Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?Maybe, in the case of Peterson, it isn’t so much about new tricks, bu … read more