This lace and zipper necklace tutorial by M and J Trimming is a stunner! The zipper is black but the lace edging and beaded trimmings are gold tone making the design a real statement.  Still, it has to be worn with the right outfit - a simple v- necked black dress rather than what is shown below!

Glue is used to secure both lace and trimming. But sewing these is another option.  Instead of purchased bead trimmings, consider adding your own beaded chains!

Check out this past post which shows the iconic and inspirational 1950's Van Cleef and Arpels bejeweled zipper necklace which opens and closes like the real thing.

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