ASYMMETRIC CAVALIER SMOOTH SMOKING PIPE KIT WITH ELK HORN INSERTION AND EXTENSION
When the Blowfish style transforms into a Cavalier form the result will be this brilliant pipe as a "symmetric Blowfish Cavalier". As usual Savenko brings another interesting pipe in the forefront. From the top of the mouthpiece to the bottom of the Elk Horn, this item expresses almost unbelievable structure. From the carful use of Elk Horn insertion and extension to the incredible symmetric design and shape, you are really seeing one of the best product of this artisan in the form of Cavalier. This kind of symmetric carving with almost bending of 90 degree angle together with the self-standing design need a lot of attention which SAVA performed for this creation.
Another unique point of this cavalier is the way of engraving. Not only the left side of the Shank but also the left side of the Bowl is nicely engraved (checked manner). This engraving starts from the middle of the mouthpiece and go downs to the bottom of the cavalier. This beautiful black engraving makes a nice contrast with reddish color of the briar in the left side of the pipe. Interestingly the tamper follows the ame system. It has one extension of Elk Horn together with the nice engraving in the center part.
Andrey Savenko or so called SAVA was born in 1970 in the city named Orel, in Russia. He starts carving briar smoking pipes since 2009. Soon his perfect three-dimensional complex works become popular. He is deeply influenced by the nature and gets a lot of his brilliant ideas from it. Within the year 2009 and 2011 he designed and carved around 100 pipes. Soon he understands his talent in carving the pipes. He begins with drawing the shapes, makes the rough structure, evaluate his idea and finally transition to polish and uses wax to fix and gets the final result.
His creations do not show any path or direct line, he carves what he likes and based on his inspiration. However, nature is his master and most of his beautiful creations exhibit the essence of the nature. Just after 6 years carving the briar, his works get a specific style based on the complexity, creativity, and wonderful finish. With no doubt he carved some of the most complex, three-dimensional structure of freehands. His creations are mostly comes with fitting tamper and in this case make his work more and more unique. Moreover, his strong ability to work and form the horn, metal, and ivory gives him this chance to decorate some of his pipes with these luxury components.
Most of his works express the absolute attention in details with the great shape and stunning finish. You definitely find all of his work at the first glance a kind of mind-blowing creations. Anybody who appreciates the beauty of the smoking pipe admits his perfect work. Here, we offer you some of the best works by this Russian genius pipe maker. We are sure that the variety of his works can satisfy almost all of pipe maker's taste.