My name is Enrico Marola. I was born and live in Vercelli, Italy. I live there with my wife, Donatella, son Matteao and Kim, the wonderdog. I am a watchmaker by profession and a long time pipe smoker. My favorite tobaccos are a Virginia flake, natural or aromatic.
I began making pipes in 1998 after meeting Bruto Sordini, mater carver of Don Carlos pipes. The work was hard and I had much to learn. I also received advice and training from Vilma Armellini and Luigi Crugnola among others.
I began my carving by making classic shapes to learn how a pipe is made. After I searched for my personal style that is a fusion of classic and freehand.
I smoke many of my own pipes and believe they are a satisfying smoke. They must allow multiple smokes a day and be infatigable.
The name of my pipe is Enricoro. This is a combination of my name, Enrico, and my profession orologaiio (watchmaker). Enrico + oro = Enricoro. I am a pipe smoker and I want those who smoke my pipes to have great enjoyment and satisfaction. My pipes ask only that you fill a bowl, relax and enjoy.