I received this pipe yesterday, and have taken it on several test drives.
Rosewood makes an excellent choice for a pipe, as it is very hard. And sometimes when being used, you can smell a slight wiff of roses. Very nice size, both in length and bowl size. Note: the bowl not as large as it looks. Only goes down 2/3 of the way, and is cone shaped. This is good.
Hits VERY smooth, nice large openings for good air flow. Made in India (I believe), very nice detailed carving. Mine had roses on bowl and leaves on pipe. Recommended!