THE KNOTTY TASSEL

Tassel Jewelry & Accessories

Meet the Maker:

WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?
Shelby White, tassel jewlery and accessories, Knoxville, TN

DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.
Each tassel starts with cotton or acrylic thread that is wrapped around an old blush container (or deck of cards for longer tassels), then it is tied off, a tassel neck is made, and then cut to be even on the bottom.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Women everywhere.

FUN FACT ABOUT YOU.
I once worked at The Body Farm and the University of Tennessee.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA.
The Hive’s poutine.

WHY DO YOU LOVE TO DESIGN, CREATE + MAKE?
I wanted to create pieces that all women could enjoy at an affordable price.

WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS + MAKERS?
Even if others turn up his/her nose at your work, if you like it, it will always be great.