SMOOTH SILVER STAIED LILY CAVALIER SMOKING PIPE WITH TAMPER
This is one the most breathtaking Lily from the brilliant Russian pipe maker Andrey Savenko. The Lily smoking pipe, one of SAVA's rear work, expresses highly dynamic shape of lily together with some intersting ornamnets silver staining elements. Distinctive way of silver staining of the Lily is very remarkable. The silver color of the cavalier is highly original by this artisan and it actually exhibit the matte (not so shining as it appears in the pictures) color. Beautiful straight stem join the Shank in the usual way, however, the Bowl of the pipe express the high sculptural way of carving with an absolute spiral fold below the Tobacco Chamber. This allows the Lily to stand between the Foot of the pipe and the bottom of the Bowl.
Here Andrey Savenko shows off his unbelivable skill as a craftsman and designer both. The general shape of the pipe togetehr with the distinctive pattern of ornament staning present this pipe as one of the best example of Lily form. As most of SAVA's work, this creation comes with its own fitting Tamper. No need to say, that the tamper by itself is a kind of pure art.
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.