Tag Archives: tobacco pipe

Tobacco Field

Tobacco days: Working on the flue cured tobacco plantation

This is something of a ‘romantic’ essay about the old plantation days of cultivating tobacco in South Georgia which perhaps misses some of the underbelly of the goings on at…

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pipe filter graphic

A Bit (A Lot Actually) About Filters…

This is an article I found somewhere over the summer and can’t now remember where (!), and although written by an American for an American audience I thought the educational…

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Black Coral 258

Black Coral Meerschaum – Cat 118 Cover Star!

Time for a short video… It’s quite unusual to see ‘short smoke’ meerschaums and even more unusual to see them in a Black Coral finish, so we thought we’d produce…

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bbq

The Ultimate Summer Accessory for Pipe Smokers?

To celebrate the arrival of Carey’s Ultimate Summer Accessory, the pipe smoker’s BBQ apron (sporting the quote “I have a pipe therefore your argument is invalid’ writ large) we’ve taken a…

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pipe dimensions

Pipe Dimensions Close Up

Anyone buying a pipe online or via mail order catalogue knows the problem… what is the actual size of the pipe in question?!  And why don’t they (us) make it…

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dublin pipe

What’s In a Name? Dublin & Corncob

I first remember seeing a Dublin being smoked by a farmer at a cattle market. I watched as he rubbed out, then filled it with a golden flake, then clenched…

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Carey Harbour

New, Lower Prices!

In case you missed our most recent email newsletter (to subscribe please click), 2014 has seen us drop the prices on some of our top end pipes, in some cases…

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Bespoke Nording Aerosphere

Nording Freehand Straight Grained Aerosphere

This Nording pipe is simply beautiful to behold.  The straight graining is the most striking I’ve ever seen – hopefully that comes out on the video.  Its unusual too, with…

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Pipe Shapes

What’s In A Name?

PIPE SHAPES FROM APPLE TO BILLIARD.  The first pipe I bought had a shallow, apple-shaped bowl and a longish stem. It was not a fine piece, bought as it was…

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Service Improvements

We’ve Been Making Improvements!

  “Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.” H.G.Wells Although in true H.G.Wells style it’s perhaps a little bleak, there’s truth in his words and very few people…

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