Want to Make Your Own Catlinite/Pipestone
or Steatite Ceremonial Peace Pipe?


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catlinite Make A Native American Ceremonial Pipe - Want to Make Your Own Catlinite/Pipestone or Steatite Ceremonial Peace Pipe?
Pipe Blank/Beaded Stem
Purchase Options:


The pipe blanks that we sell range in size from great little personal pipes to very nice ceremonial pipes. The 4" ones and bigger will work well for Inipi ceremonies, Sundance Ceremony, or any other ceremony when as many as 8 to 10 people might be smoking it. The 2-1/4", 3", and 4" will work great for personal pipes where you will be using it by yourself or with a friend.

Our 2-1/4" pipe blanks will be about 1-5/8" tall and will come with a beaded 6" redwood stem.
The 3" pipe blanks will be app. 1-3/4" tall and they'll come with a beaded 9" redwood stem.
The 4" pipe blanks will be app 2-3/8" tall and will come with a 12" beaded redwood stem.
The 5" blanks will be about 3" tall and come with a 15" beaded redwood stem. The largest ones that we sell will measure app. 6" long and will be about 3-3/8" tall on average. They'll come with a beaded 18" redwood stem.

If you prefer an unfinished sumac stem that you want to make yourself, we will be happy to make that substitution for you at no charge. You just have to let us know when you're ordering if that's what you prefer.

The stone used for our catlinite pipe blanks is the Sacred Pipestone from the Pipestone National Monument. It is some of the highest quality carving stone available in the world and has been used for centuries by Native Americans to make ceremonial pipes. This stone can easily be carved with a knife or regular wood files.

The stone used for our steatite or black pipestone pipe blanks is also a very high quality stone. Your pipe when completed, will be a very dark black color. This type of stone holds up exceptionally well to intense heat. Steatite carves the best using a farrier's rasp or other wood carving files.

If you decide to purchase one of our pipe blank/stem combinations we want to see you follow through and complete your pipe. We make ourselves available to answer any questions that might come up while your working on it. We can often provide little helpful hints if you run into a "snag" of any kind.

If you are interested in a pipe blank and have any questions please email us or give us a call.


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