Nording pipes are a brand of pipes that are known for their unique, freehand designs and high-quality craftsmanship. The pipes are made by Danish pipe maker Erik Nording, who began crafting pipes in the 1970s.
Erik Nording started his career as a carpenter and then worked for a pipe factory, where he learned the craft of pipe making. He began experimenting with different designs and materials and soon developed his own unique style, characterized by its natural, organic shape and unevenness.
In the early 1980s, Nording began producing pipes under his own name, and soon established a reputation for making high-quality, unique pipes. He quickly gained a following among pipe enthusiasts who appreciated his creative designs and attention to detail.
Nording pipes are made using a variety of materials, including briar, meerschaum, and other exotic woods. The unique freehand design of Nording pipes is characterized by its natural, organic shape, and unevenness. The pipes are known for their comfortable feel and excellent smoking qualities.
In addition to traditional pipe shapes, Nording also offers a line of unique, sculptural pipes that are designed to be works of art as well as functional smoking instruments. These sculptural pipes are highly prized by collectors and enthusiasts.
Nording also offer a line of rusticated pipes, which feature a rough, textured surface that is achieved through a special sandblasting process. He also uses colorful acrylic stems, which are available in a variety of hues, adding a pop of color to the overall design of the pipe.
Over the years, Nording has become one of the most respected pipe makers in the world and his pipes are highly sought after by smokers and collectors alike. His pipes are considered a symbol of Danish pipe-making tradition, and are enjoyed by pipe enthusiasts all over the