Sunday, March 6, 2011

Camel Tassels

Hi Folks...I am desperately searching high and low to find Camel Tassels....yep, you heard me right. CAMEL TASSELS.This may sound like a strange request...unless you know me and then you are not surprised or shocked at the randomness.
After watching a recent episode of "An Idiot Abroad" when he took a trip to Egypt, I became infatuated with all the colors on the camels. Especially the particular one he rode across the Jordanian dessert to get to Petra. I could care less about the 7th wonder of the world or the great pyramids in Cairo....I wanted the CAMEL TASSELS.  I want to hang them from a chandelier or sew them on pillows or use them as tie backs for my living room curtains. Or put them on my cat so she can look prettier....

I will camel hump you if you can find me any of the following....

1} an expert in the field of camel riding
2} a professional camel tassel maker
3} a dessert dweller who herds camels across the sandy plains to entertain tourists?
4} a camel

Please forward me the pertinent information so that I may swindle myself some of these lovely adornments. Thank You kindly



  1. kirstenmarieinc.blogspot.comMarch 6, 2011 at 10:56 AM

    Rosebowl! If you find them - I'll pass on the camel hump!! LOL

  2. This guy might be a good start...

    They are pretty fabulous... Hey, I smell a DIY. You could seriously do this one girl.

  3. Are you kidding me? I have been looking for the same thing! the closest I have found is at If I find any better I'll let you know. If you find some give me a shout! Good Luck! Sissy

  4. Not camel tassels, but maybe you could use them in something.

    Good luck with your search.

  5. Hi Amber
    I live in Dubai, UAE and I am pretty sure I will find some of these tassels for you at our Camel market which is literally a market selling supplies for the camel trainers and grooms.
    Camel racing is an official sport here so there is a huge business which has built up around the sport and I know I have seen the bridles which are decorated with the tassels when I visited the market last year with some friends
    I would be happy to source them for you , send you some images and then you could let me know which one you like.
    Julie Fraser

    1. Hi Julie,

      I am looking for the same thing, and I would love to work with you on sourcing these. My email is What's yours?? Please let me know asap. :)

  6. Julie please send me an email with your info..lets make this camel market happen!!!


    Or really, check out the whole "tassels" section of that website.

    Love your blog, by the way, I'm a new reader!

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  9. I don't have any camel tassels...but strangely enough, I do have a camel saddle. No joke. It was my great grandfather's...he lived in Afganistan building roads back in the day.

  10. I adore this!!! Camels are my favorite animals... I would love to have one of these images for art in my home! Where did you find them?

  11. Funny enough I came upon this blog looking for camel tassels too! Except, being a belly dancer, I probably have different reasons for looking! Middle Eastern dancers use these for hip scarfs and embellishments. Here's what popped up when I googled "Camel tassels hip scarf":

    There's lots more, if you are still interested. Just plug into the googles as hip scarfs and shop away!

    ~Summer Lotus

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