Michail Kyriazanos: Smooth Acorn with Bamboo

Product Number: 002-629-0076

Consider the solid black turtleneck sweater. This is a very strange way to start off a pipe description, but bear with me. As an article of clothing, the solid black turtleneck looks a little odd on a lot of people, maybe even most people. And yet there is that small fraction of the population whom it really suits; they can look great in one where others would a bit of a goof.

The extra dark bamboo, medium/light contrast finish, and non-existent length of briar shank found on this Kyriazanos is a black turtleneck of a design combination. If you described it to me only in words (i.e. if I didn't see the pipe) I would most probably picture something that looked a little off — maybe a lot off. This Acorn is not off, not even a little. In fact I'd say it's very much on — on to something good. Through the right shaping of bowl, length of bamboo, rhythm of knuckles, and something, Michail managed to make a combination one part of my brain says shouldn't look right, look just right.

- Eric N. Squires

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Measurements & Other Details

  • Length: 5.23 in./132.84 mm.
  • Weight: 0.90 oz./25.51 g.
  • Bowl Height: 1.67 in./42.42 mm.
  • Chamber Depth: 1.15 in./29.21 mm.
  • Chamber Diameter: 0.73 in./18.54 mm.
  • Outside Diameter: 1.45 in./36.83 mm.
  • Stem Material: Vulcanite
  • Filter: None
  • Shape: Acorn/Pear
  • Finish: Partial Sandblast
  • Material: Briar
  • Country: Greece
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