I'll admit that describing Claudio Cavicchi briars, and especially his "C" pipes, can get to be a bit of a challenge at times. How many various versions of "perfectly shaped, perfectly drilled, exquisitely grained" can one man come up with? Still, I can hardly justify complaining about it. The world of pipes as a whole is only better off, with an artisan like Claudio out there, churning out one gorgeous handmade briar after the next, each one to ever see the light of day held to his signature (some would say ridiculously) high standards.
- Eric N. Squires