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Tassie

, Tassy Austral informal
1. Tasmania
2. a native or inhabitant of Tasmania
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Cameos made from carved gemstones were afforded by only the very rich, but in the 1760s Scot William Tassie (1777-1860) a gem engraver and cameo modeller, invented a glass paste that he used to copy important famous and ancient cameos.
Josiah Wedgwood purchased moulds from Tassie and developed a method to create cameos from his new ceramic body, Jasperware.
As one among the handful, having experienced the recent production of The Silver Tassie by Galway's Druid Theatre Company in New York, I must concur with G.
Heegan's "chills residin' in my bones," the lilting Dublin brogues of Simon and Sylvester, Harry quaffing burgundy wine from the cup before sampling Jessie's lips, the ship's siren blowing in the distance in competition with a triumphant, rousing chorus (accompanied by concertina) of the strains of "The Silver Tassie.