The Imperium features design aspects that are “elemental” to Ming-Kahuna.
Below is the organic vase shape as seen on the first Pocket Model from twenty years ago. The inward taper guarantees a great fit in small bowled pipes. Putting artistry aside, a tamper is a tool, and function is paramount.
Atop the Imperium is a two-grooved spiral. I’ve had a boatload of fun with spirals over the years. No two are alike, each a unique statement, a momentary expression never to be seen again.
If you are familiar with the work of Pablo Picasso the inspiration for the name of this materials name will be self-evident. Although black and white it is never boring.
Imperium in Picasso will come nestled in a Neil Flancbaum created buckskin leather pouch.
Length: 4.5 inches