The Komezuka | Volcano Churchwarden Rainbow Smoking Pipe | 15”
You don’t have to be active to be cute!
Considered to be the “cutest dormant volcano in Japan,” Komezuka, this pipe's namesake, is located in the Aso mountain range on the island of Kyūshū. The name of this adorable volcano translates directly to “rice mountain,” referring to the fact that the dome looks almost exactly like a bowl of rice turned upside down. Most beautiful in the spring when the land is lush and green, Komezuka is a wonder to behold year round, whether with the golden grasses of autumn or the black expanse after Noyaki – a controlled burn.
Humbly share your beauty with The Komezuka so that the world may enjoy your colorful splendors in every season. Made from quality cherry wood, this volcano style churchwarden pipe features a rainbow finish and a curved aluminum stem with a saddle style tip. Perfect for kawaii lovers, volcanologists, and classic smokers.
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• Material: Rainbow-finished cherry wood with acrylic mouthpiece
• Pipe Style: Volcano, Churchwarden
• Box Contents: Shire Pipe, poking/tamping tool, bowl screens, and pipe cleaners
• Packaging: Classic Shire Pipes packaging
• Mortise and tenon stem connection for non-singular styles
• Every Shire Pipe comes with a removable charcoal filter
Use & Care
Follow these guidelines to get the most from your Shire Pipe.
Pack your chosen cut firmly, and aim for a moderate amount of airflow - not too tightly, not too losely. You can check this by taking a few test puffs before lighting.
Using a circular motion, carefully apply a flame over the entire surface of the material in the pipe bowl, drawing gently on the mouthpiece. Tamp down, and re-light.
Take your time. Puff gently - inhaling fully is not necessary.
Tap or gently scrape out the bowl immediately after use. Clean your pipe frequently for the best flavor experience.
Over time, a carbon deposit ("cake") will build up inside the bowl. Do not allow this layer to get thicker than 1/16" (2mm), as it could damage the bowl. Use the provided poker multi-tool to gently remove any excess carbon.
Use the included pipe cleaners to clear any build-up from the stem. Use isopropyl alcohol - not water - on a cotton swab to deal with particularly stubborn tar. Unless you are displaying it, store your pipe with the bowl facing down to allow any excess moisture to evaporate.
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