Nomenclature & Pricing
The Grade is indicated by a Roman Numeral of IV, V, VI or VII, a special accent material letter abbreviation if applicable, and a number designating the year in which the pipe was crafted. Note Grades I, II and III pipes are no longer in production. Grades VI and VII pipes are further stamped with a Canadian Maple Leaf. All pipes are marked by a Mother of Pearl signet on the mouthpiece.
The letter abbreviations for special accent materials are as follows:
AU Gold (Includes karat stamp)
DA Stainless Steel Damascus
MA Ancient Woolly Mammoth Tusk
MO Moose Antler
Further descriptive abbreviations are as follows:
PB Partial Blast
FB Flat Bottom
LS Long Shank
ExLS Extra Long Shank
PS Pencil Shank
ES Elliptical Shank
DS Diamond Shank
OS Oval Shank
SqS Square Shank
Prices are based on the complexity of design, size, quality of wood grain and extra materials on a per pipe basis. All Parks Pipes are fitted with handmade stems.
Grade IV - small to medium straight-forward classic shapes in sandblast finishes
Grade V - sandblasts with special accents, partial blasts, and grand to giant sandblasts
Grade VI - fancy or grand to giant partial blasts, and smooths
Grade VII - best grain, giant smooths, and art pipes // sculptural works
Upon selecting a pipe shape the available custom options are as follows: Size, Finish, Grain Alignment, Stain Colour, Stem Material and Accents.
When I begin working on your pipe I will first notify you and then update you with process pictures as it develops. Once completed you will receive finished pictures and measurements of the pipe for your approval before final payment is requested, and the pipe is shipped.
For custom orders, please fill at the form below as completely as possible.