SMOOTH-RUSTICATED ELEPHANT FOOT SMOKING PIPE
The first thing to catch the eyes in this brilliant Elephant Foot creation, despite of its wonderful size and dramatic structure and shape, is actually the brilliant finish. The contrast stain is simply excellent; though at first glance this harmony and contrast of these Elephant Foot Pipe make it amazingly brilliant in staining appearance. Design-wise, architectural, dynamic features, harmony between shape and color, controlled and structured shape, make these creation unusual and unique in the Elephant Foot pipes category.
Andrzej Piontek is the pipe maker from Poland. He was the chief officer of Education Department in local government. He was also the owner of the furniture making company during the last 10 years. After a long pause, his love and great passion for carving the wood bring him back to the smoking pipe world to discover his new ability and imagination power forming the briar. It was on 2008 when he made his first smoking pipe and then the next one and so on. All in all he became a full time pipe maker on 2013. He makes his pipes from the best quality briar from Liguria (Italy) from briar cutter Mimmo. In the case of the mouthpiece he is using ebonite (black or cumberland), and sometimes lucite. Using some additional decoration he make his pipes very interesting; materials as bamboo, horn exotic woods and so on. Andrzej Piontek usually makes pipes without filter. All his products are signed with MIMOTO logo ("mimo to" means "nonetheless").