my personal vices are far too many to list here, but I feel compelled to mention the following.
Meerschaum pipes are formed from a rare and highly porous clay found exclusively in Turkey. Though initially white they become a deep rosy brown as they absorb the smoke of the tobacco. These pipes are famous for their smoking quality and artistic carvings.
I purchased the following pipes from AND Meerschaum whose service and quality I wholly deem excellent.