- The tamper was born and used as a tool, and often was a masterpiece, to tamp tobacco ash in the bowl of the pipe, and was often made with precious materials such as ivory, silver, gold.
Indian Pipe stand
Pipe cleanersin the 19th century, often with a copper or ivory handles, showed animals, but some even had Napoleon’s portrait on it!
- Pipe stands and pipe racksin very fine porcelain became very fashionable accessories in the 19th century.
- In Cuba the craft dedicated to the production of smoking products and accessories is a very important sector for export.