Meerschaum is a stone mined in Eskisehir, Turkey. Meerschaum is found embedded in red clay (3 to 200) feet below the earth's surface. Meerschaum is not a clay or rock but is organic. It is the fossilized remains of minute sea animals. This pipe is hand carved by the artist and then dipped in beeswax to seal it and give it a velvety yellow finish.
Being very porous it absorbs nicotine as it is smoked. After smoking many times the pipe will turn a rich brown color.The pipe is in excellent condition, no cracks, no broken parts. The case is also in good condition for it's age. It comes with documentation of authenticity. The item "VINTAGE MEERSCHAUM GENUINE BLOCK HAND CARVED BEAUTIFUL UNICORN PIPE WITH CASE" is in sale since Monday, July 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tobacciana\Pipes\Meerschaum". The seller is "tuckcedo" and is located in Plymouth, Indiana.
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