Selecting a pipe is a very personal thing, almost as personal as buying a car. The shape, size, color, and finish say something about you, your tastes, interests, and even your moods.
When shopping for a pipe, take time to hold it. The pipe has to feel right – balanced, comfortable – not awkward or heavy. Look at the different pipes and their finish (smooth or rough), color (light or dark), the stem (straight or bent), and especially the shape. Don