This is what Leslie uses. Common Whipping - Whipping knot to keep end of rope from unraveling
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Shell Tassels-Canarium Adorn your candelabra, door knobs or Christmas tree with tassels of shells from the sea. These nautical accents bring the coast to your home. Natural shells are strung on jute rope with handcrafted wood accents.