Don Carlos pipes was founded in 1990 by Bruto and Rosaria Sordini, the former boasting a formidable presence in the Italian pipe making scene since 1974, when he became the first carver hired by Giancarlo Guidi for Mastro de Paja: the house which founded the incalculably influential Pesaro school of pipe shaping. When Giancarlo left MDP to form Ser Jacopo, Sordini stood at his side as co-founder and the two elevated the (now famous) Pesaro aesthetic to its present lofty position.

Bruto Sordini's art can be both effusive and pointedly eccentric, or conservative and traditional, and his acumen excels at either point of the aesthetic spectrum. The Sordini's are also noted for thoughtfully conceived and beautifully rendered series; lines such as the Kronos and Melos, both named in honor of famous string quartets, as well as shapes based upon Bruto's deep meditations surrounding the art of avant-garde painters. The product of love and meticulous attention to detail, to own a Don Carlos briar is to possess a true treasure of the pipe world.

13 Don Carlos pipes in this category.

Finish: Shape: Price:

Notturno Bent Brandy Don Carlos Notturno Bent Brandy 
SKU: 002-124-0059
Your Price: $300.00

Notturno Bolero Cherrywood Don Carlos Notturno Bolero Cherrywood 
SKU: 002-124-0069
Your Price: $390.00

Notturno Bulldog Don Carlos Notturno Bulldog 
SKU: 002-124-0067
Your Price: $300.00

Notturno Calabash Don Carlos Notturno Calabash 
SKU: 002-124-0060
Your Price: $300.00

Notturno Canadian Don Carlos Notturno Canadian 
SKU: 002-124-0068
Your Price: $300.00

Notturno Lovat with Silver Band Don Carlos Notturno Lovat with Silver Band 
SKU: 002-124-0061
Your Price: $345.00

Rusticated Bent Billiard Don Carlos Rusticated Bent Billiard 
SKU: 002-124-0074
Your Price: $260.00

Rusticated Bent Egg Don Carlos Rusticated Bent Egg 
SKU: 002-124-0077
Your Price: $260.00

Rusticated Calabash Don Carlos Rusticated Calabash 
SKU: 002-124-0071
Your Price: $260.00

Rusticated Liverpool Don Carlos Rusticated Liverpool 
SKU: 002-124-0078
Your Price: $350.00

Rusticated Rhodesian Don Carlos Rusticated Rhodesian 
SKU: 002-124-0064
Your Price: $230.00

Rusticated Rhodesian Don Carlos Rusticated Rhodesian 
SKU: 002-124-0080
Your Price: $260.00

Rusticated Semicroma Don Carlos Rusticated Semicroma 
SKU: 002-124-0079
Your Price: $260.00


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