What’s the Difference Between Turkish Meerschaum and African Meerschaum?

If you’re looking into meerschaum pipes, you might be wondering: what’s the difference between Turkis meerschaum and African meerschaum? Africa and Turkey are really the only two places on earth where the meerschaum for your pipe conceivably comes from. While both African and Turkish meerschaum can be used to produce some incredibly beautiful carved pipes,… [Read More]

Faded Mail Pouch Tobacco ad painted onto an old barn in rural Ohio

What is Appalachia?

If you haven’t read our post from last Friday about Growing up in Crow Valley in the Appalachian region, you’ll definitely want to check it out! Today, however, we focus on a broader spectrum; what is Appalachia? What is Appalachia? Many times I get asked this question. Depending on who you ask, the answers will… [Read More]


Growing Up in Crow Valley

There is something beautiful about growing up in a place where your roots have been for generations. For me? This was a place known as Crow Valley. Dalton Georgia – “Crow Valley” I was raised in Dalton Georgia, site of the Battle of Crow Valley as the my Southern people would call it. The Northerners… [Read More]

Coal Miner and Appalachian Anse Early Bird Sale

Announcing the Coal Miner and Appalachian Anse Early Bird Sale!

It’s finally here… The  Crow Valley Pipe Co. website is finally launched and to celebrate, we are giving you, our followers, exactly what you’ve been begging for: a Coal Miner and Appalachian Anse Early Bird Sale!  The Official Coal Miner and Appalachian Anse Early Bird Sale! Only the first 30 who take advantage of the… [Read More]

Pipe Community

The Pipe Community – What Makes a Great Pipe?

If you take a look at the collection of any seasoned smoker, you will likely find that they own several different styles and brands of pipes. This is because time goes on, these collections grow and change alongside the piper’s preference. Some pipes may have found new homes to make room for the more sophisticated… [Read More]