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What is gold lace called?

Hi everyone,

I am getting married next month and I am looking for some high-quality lace to trim my wedding dress. I have been searching online and I have come across the term "gold lace" quite a few times. However, I am not sure what gold lace actually means. Is it a type of lace that has gold threads running through it? Or does it refer to a lace that is gold in color?

I would really appreciate it if someone could tell me what gold lace is called and if it is possible to find it in high-quality for my wedding dress. Thank you in advance!

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Hey there,

I recently worked with a gold lace that had a gorgeous, almost three-dimensional quality to it. I found it by chance at a local fabric shop and I couldn't resist purchasing it! I used it for an evening dress and it was absolutely stunning.

What really makes this lace stand out for me is that it has a woven braid that is raised slightly above the surface of the lace, giving it that three-dimensional effect. This particular lace was made in France and was quite expensive, but it was worth it for special occasions like weddings and other formal events.

When it comes to sourcing and purchasing gold lace, it is always a good idea to find reputable fabric stores that specialize in lace, or purchase quality lace online from trusted sources. It is also essential to consider the occasion and the design of the dress you are using the gold lace for, as well as the color scheme you have in mind.

Happy crafting!


Hi there,

I can help answer your question about gold lace. Gold lace refers to lace that has gold threads woven into it. It is a type of lace that adds an elegant touch to any garment, especially if you want something with a glamorous look. I have used gold lace for a few of my own design projects, and it's actually quite easy to find online or in fabric stores.

However, keep in mind that not all gold laces are made equal. Some may have a plastic feel or not look as shiny and metallic as you may want for your wedding dress. I recommend looking for laces made with real gold threads or with a high-quality metallic thread for the best results.

Best of luck with your wedding dress!


Hi there,

I've also worked on a few projects with gold lace, and one thing that I recommend taking the time to consider is the thickness of the lace. Some laces can be quite thin and may not hold up as well over time, especially for something like a wedding dress. For more substantial pieces like a wedding dress, I would suggest a thicker type of gold lace.

Another consideration is the design of the lace. Some lace patterns are more intricate than others, with more and thicker threads running through them. The intricacy of the design you choose depends on the overall look you are going for. Some designs may appear more lacy than metallic, while others may have a more pronounced metallic sheen.

In regards to sourcing high-quality gold lace, if you have the opportunity to shop in person, take along a piece of the fabric you'll be using the lace with and hold it against the different gold lace options you are choosing from, to see which looks best. If shopping online, read reviews of the product before ordering, as often it can give an indication of the lace's quality and whether it is worth its price.

Best of luck with your wedding dress!


Hello there,

I have also worked with gold laces and would like to add to the previous reply. Gold lace, otherwise known as metallic lace, is usually used in formal wear, costumes, stage clothes and other similar items. This type of lace is one of my personal favorites as it adds that luxurious, sophisticated look I always aim for.

In terms of quality, a good gold lace has to be properly woven, so it doesn't break easily or lose its metallic shine after washing. Before purchasing a lace, touch and examine its surface, so it does not snag easily, and also consider the color of the fabric you will be using it with.

With regards to finding high-quality laces, it all depends on where you purchase them, and the price can vary too. However, if you take the time to search across online fabric stores, you are likely to find what you need.

I hope this helps!


Hello everyone,

I have worked extensively with gold laces for a few years now, and I can say that gold laces are commonly used for making jewelry, bags, and other fashion items as well as in fabrics.

I would also like to point out a few things to consider before buying gold lace for your project, as some of the gold laces that are sold can be quite stiff and may not drape well. I would advise going for soft, pliable gold laces so they can maintain their shape while also looking delicate on the outfit.

Another thing that is crucial for me about gold lace is the color scheme. I usually go for gold laces that come in different shades of gold, so it is easier for me to match them up with different fabrics. For example, some gold laces contain a mixture of rose gold and white gold, and these blends add a unique flair to any outfit.

Finally, I would recommend buying your gold lace from reputable brands and stores. Quality is of utmost importance as you wouldn't want your gold lace to tarnish quickly or lose its shine after washing it.

I hope this helps, and good luck with your projects!

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