Chris Asteriou is a pipe maker with great skills that just recently hit the market. Born in 1980 and living in Greece, he is one of the few makers from that country who is expanding beyond its borders. Aesthetically speaking, his work is a marvel of detail. With an Industrial Design and Architecture background, he knows what it takes to not only think critically, but the importance of attention to detail and overall quality. He is a self-taught pipe maker and has only been working with briar since 2007, but is clearly a rising star. His formal training helped him rise to the challenge of making pipes he liked, but were too expensive to easily acquire. Like many other makers, all it took was a few blocks and ingenuity to get the creative juices flowing.
His inspiration is derived from old English classic shapes, back when all of the operating houses had strict standards for quality and overall appeal. Functionality, proportion, and craftsmanship are all important qualities if one wishes to become successful, and Chris Asteriou takes notice. Handcut stems, complete with turned tenons instead of delrin ones, show his appreciation of old-style pipe making. Keeping his pieces clean and free from distracting accents, his offerings are going to be admired for quality for many years.
Hours of Operation:
Our website is always open and you can place an order at any time. Phone/office hours are 9am-7pm US/Eastern (GMT -5:00) Monday-Friday and 10am-5pm US/Eastern (GMT -5:00) on Saturdays. Our Little River, SC showroom is open 10am-7pm US/Eastern (GMT -5:00) Monday-Saturday. We are closed on Sundays.
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