Possibly the most eye-catching line in the new Baraccini lineup is Baraccini Mare Blu (blue sea) Sandblast. These briars have been given a deep blue finish that pairs up beautifully with unique medium blue swirled acrylic stems. The blue in the sandblasted area takes so well that it almost appears black but the smooth rim lets you see the richness of the color A white metal trim ring is a subtle accent that really sets off the stem and the wood. They come in a selection of popular shapes, and possibly best of all, they're a tremendous value in comparison to other similar Italian-made briars. If you want a pipe that will smoke great and garner praise from onlookers, add a Baraccini Mare Blu to your collection.