General choosing criteria You should begin by careful inspection of high grade pipes, maybe Dunhill’s or Castello’s or the great Danish marques. After you have examined these enough times, you will have a good understanding of what good construction is.
There isn’t really much that needs to be done to a clay pipe before you can just pack it up and smoke it. First, you need to check the bowl to ensure there are no objects sitting in it. Sometimes
History Clay pipes first appear in Europe and in the archaeological record of early European colonies in the Americas during the 16th century. Tobacco was an especially common commodity in England, France, Holland and Spain during the early colonial period.