Shari Coan resides in Alpharetta, Georgia. She began her artist career by making wire wrapped jewelry for friends and relatives as gifts. Soon she began teaching courses in the area and showcasing her designs in galleries in the area. Most recently she began designing embellished belt buckles from her array of stones which she accumulates traveling throughout the UnitedStates and most recently abroad. Her one of a kind belt designs have become her passion having sold over 1,000 buckles to date.
Shari has named her line “Sassyfrass” after a childhood nickname coined in her elementary school years by her family for her independent spirit and creativity. Shariʼs belt buckles have been displayed at several galleries in the area; Johnʼs Creek Arts Center and Market 334 in Cumming. Shari displays her jewelry at several stores in the area including Juls Candles in Suwanee, and Gifted Store in Roswell. Other locations include The Mazi boutique in LaJolla, CA, and The Blue Giraffe in WaterColor FL.
You may also see Shariʼs line of belt buckles and jewelry at art festivals including Chastain Arts Festival, Inman Park, Piedmont Park, and Yellow Daisy Festival in Georgia.