Cluny lace is a bobbin lace style, worked as a continuous piece. It is a heavy plaited lace of geometric design, often with radiating thin, pointed wheatears (closely woven leaves). It is a guipure style of lace.
Venise lace or Point de Venise is a needle lace that was first made in Italy in the 17th century. Venise edging lace is stunning as wedding gown lace trim, and its dramatic weight and design makes it ideal for theatrical and dance costumes.