Pipes Ivory Nut

Tribal Bird 1 from Ecuador (SKU 3620)

Hand crafted Tagua nut pipe. Approximate size: Length: 8 cm. Height of bowl: 3 cm. Diameter of bowl: 2 cm.

Hand carved by a local artisan from Ecuador, these pipes are 100% organic and entirely natural. The pipe bowl is carved from tagua nuts and the stem is made from the wood from the tagua palm.
The nuts are a main source of vegetable ivory, a botanical alternative to ivory, often used for museum reproductions. The nuts are harvested from the Rain Forest floor without affecting the trees, after which they are dried in the sun.
By purchasing one of these pipes you are supporting the Ecuadorian artisans and the Rain forest!