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Selected Tobacco Release Porcelain Byron Ashtrays

September 19, 2023 By Nicole Tabacco

Renowned artist and blender of Selected Tobacco, Nelson Alfonso, has once again pushed the boundaries of creativity and craftsmanship with his latest creation—three stunning porcelain ashtrays, each uniquely designed to pay homage to the timeless beauty of the tobacco plant’s flower. These luxurious ash-trays are presented in designer boxes and are inspired by the rich history of the Byron Cigar line.

Nelson Alfonso, celebrated for his unmatched attention to detail and artistic flair, has designed these ashtrays as true works of art, combining form and function to create a truly unique and luxurious smoking experience. Each porcelain ashtray in this exquisite collection boasts a design that captures the essence of the tobacco plant’s flower in a way that is both elegant and visually striking. The intricate detailing and meticulous craftsmanship demonstrate Alfonso’s commitment to creating pieces that transcend the ordinary, making them ideal for collectors and cigar enthusiasts alike.

One of the standout features of these ashtrays is their color scheme, which draws inspiration from the different centuries of the Byron Cigar line. The color choices are not only visually stunning but also serve as a nod to the rich history and heritage of the brand dating back to 1850. Each ashtray’s colors are carefully selected to reflect the unique characteristics and flavors of the cigars from different centuries.

Nelson Alfonso’s porcelain ashtrays are not only functional but also serve as conversation pieces and objets d’art, elevating the lines smoking experience to a new level of sophistication. These ashtrays are sure to become cherished heirlooms, passed down from generation to generation.

“We are thrilled to introduce these porcelain ashtrays by Nelson Alfonso,” said Oliver Nivaud, Director of Operations for United Cigars. “These ashtrays embody the spirit of luxury and craftsmanship that Byron Cigars are known for. They are a true testament to Nelson Alfonso’s talent and dedication to his craft.”

These porcelain ashtrays are now available for purchase and can be found at select luxury retailers. With their limited availability and unique designs, they are expected to become highly sought-after collector’s items. The Byron Collection will have an individual retail price of $250 per ashtray.

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