SMS Meerschaum Bacchus
SMS Pipes are hand carved out of Turkish Block Meerschaum. It has been renowned since the 1600's as an incomparable material for smoking. It is lightweight, incombustible and porous, giving you the truest taste of your tobacco and providing a cool, dry smoke.
These pure blocks of meerschaum also known as hydrous magnesium silicate or sepiolite, are mined from depths of up to 450 feet in central Turkey.
Each meerschaum block are graded based on size, density, color and homogeneity. Larger blocks sell at a premium price.
All SMS Meerschaum pipes are handmade by Master Carvers who's overall craftsmanship must exceed with exceptional quality, reliability and with excellent execution of thematic content. Each pipe is unique and one of a kind.
All meerschaum pipes are finished with refined beeswax and it comes with a custom fitted case.