GENUINE SMALL MEERSCHAUM BLOCKS
Pure raw genuine meerschaum blocks for turning in to fire chamber inserts for wooden pipes or building small pipes / objects. For larger solid blocks, check here:
Dimensions of the blocks are between 2,8 cm – 3,5 cm wide and 4,5 cm – 5,5 cm long.
Block will be delivered dry.
You can find some polyesther and vulcanite stems here.
PLEASE CONSIDER THAT MEERSCHAUM IS A HIGHLY POROUS NATURAL MATERIAL. HOWEVER WE CHOOSE BEST RAW BLOCKS THAT EVERY MEERSCHAUM PIPE CARVING MASTER WILL DESIRE, SOME IMPERFECTIONS (WHICH DOESN'T EFFECTING FINAL PRODUCTS INTEGRITY) ARE INEVITABLE AND ACCEPTABLE.
Freshly mined Meerschaum is fully saturated with moisture but it dries quickly. When it dries it hardens over time. It is much easier and more effective to carve it wet. When wet, you can carve it like a bar of soap. When it dries, it turns in to fine sturdy stone state again.