Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes

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An Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes

Making  meerschaum pipes are old tradition which made in Eskisehir. They are habd carved oioes. They are high quality block of meerschaum.The highest quality stone is  only in one place in the world; in  Eskisehir, Turkey

bent billiard meerschaum pipe 2 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes
bent-billiard-meerschaum-pipe

billiard meerschaum pipe 2 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes

Nowadays the meerschaum reserves are rapidly decreased . It is hard to find.The process  of  getting those blocks are really difficult. They  mine 30 to 450 feet

pure eagle claw pipe 2 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes
pure-eagle-claw-pipe
meerschaum calabash pipe 4 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes
meerschaum-calabash-pipe
meerschaum pipe brown poker hand carved new 1 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes
meerschaum-pipe-brown-poker-hand-carved

lo the surface of  the earth,,no machine is used but only hand tools to drill even in bad weather conditions. Meerschaum is light weight and soft and chalk-like  Those valuable meerschaum pipes are mined traditionally with hand tools  Also they are hand carved uniquely by Turkish artisans. Shaping and carving is done when it is soft After drying process the polishing technique by  the artisan uses is also unique just like the art work.

perfect cavalier pipe 1 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes
perfect-cavalier-pipe
bent egg handmade tobacco pipe 1 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes
bent-egg-handmade-tobacco-pipe

Meerschaum pipes are the natural filter for nicotine because of its materiel and absorbs the nicotine then changes its color from yellow to amber to brown

bamboo poker pipe 3 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes
bamboo-poker-pipe

meerschaum pipe dog head hand carved new 1 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes

For collectors it is the best idea to leave their meerschaum pipes from generations to generations as an antique memory.IMG 0689 - Old Tradition: Meerschaum Pipes

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