Apparently, tassels have a long and storied history.  Stout Brothers, a 90-year-old company that makes tassels and other trimmings for the home, has a fascinating history of tassels on its site, illustrating a necklace incorporating tassels reportedly made during the 18th Dynasty and found in Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of Kings in Egypt. My, tassels…

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Where in the world am I now?  Provence, non?   No, no, in fact, I’m at a Provençal-inspired house in Montecito, California.  (Though the South of France would be lovely, too…)  A decorator friend of mine is housesitting in this sweet little abode and when she said that I just had to see it, I made the…

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<<originally published September 25, 2012>> {Katherine, in the library, with a great necklace} Les Précieuses resin, metal and rope necklace bought in Brussels.  Gold metal earrings bought at Beads of Paradise NYC. Moon Katz dress. -k.

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