Gioacchino Sauro

Gioacchino Sauro

I was born in 1959 and I smoked my first pipe when I was 14 years. I wanted to emulate the myth of Sherlock Holmes, which series were broadcasted on tv, at the time a monster in black and white who was beginning to claim the first victims.

I experienced the warm feeling to hold in my hands a polished wood mirrored object from which some evocative smell of faraway lands sprang.

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workshop

Workshop

I work at home. Both because I have the chance to live in a large town apartment, and mainly because I like to consider my workshop as a simple extension of the spaces where I usually live.

Nearly all my equipment has been produced on purpose for making pipes. In this a pipe maker’s activity is actually different from many other craftsmen’s.

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  • Tokyo 2018: pipes show and incredible dreams

    Tokyo 2018: pipes show and incredible dreams

    When you eventually land at Narita airport, you realise that, despite all the information you collected before your departure, nothing could prepare you to what you are going to find yourself facing: the alien Japanese world reveals itself for the first time to your eyes, and inside you, western virgin, a sudden feeling of inadequacy […]

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