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Veil Edgings and Trims

In this guide to veil edgings and trims, we hope to tell you a little bit about each option so that it might help you make a decision on which one might be best for you. Ultimately, there are no wrong choices here as there could be with things such as length or colour. It’s just whatever takes your fancy!

If it helps at all, we can tell you that the cut and pencil edges are the two most popular veil edgings by far, and are simple enough that they go with just about any dress.

Our Veil Edging Options

Raw, Hand Cut Edge

A simple hand cut finish

A cut edge veil suits any dress as it just disappears into the design. It’s sheer and beautiful – you can’t go wrong with this veil edging!

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Veil Edge Finishes - The Cut Edge

Pencil Edge

A fine sewn edge

A pencil edge is a fine sewn edge that gives a tiny amount of definition to the edge of the veil. Our most popular veil edging by far!

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Veil Edge Finishes - The Pencil Edge

Scalloped Edge

A shaped pencil edge

Our scalloped edge is the same fine sewn pencil edge above, this time shaped into 6-8” scallops. If your dress ends in a scalloped lace skirt, this edge can tie in well with that detail.

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Veil Edge Finishes - The Scalloped Edge

Wired Edge

A wired, wavy edge

Similar in size to the pencil edge, the wired edge has a flexible soft wire inside creating beautiful tumbling waves – looks especially great on long veils.

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Veil Edge Finishes - The Wired Edge

3mm Ribbon Trim

A narrow ribbon edge

The 3mm ribbon is a very narrow double faced satin ribbon trim. This is the most popular size of our ribbon trims.

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3Mm Ribbon Edge Finish

7mm Ribbon Edge

A medium width ribbon trim

The 7mm ribbon is a slightly bolder edging compared to the 3mm option. It looks great with both satin and lace wedding gowns.

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7Mm Ribbon Edge Finish

Satin Binding

A luxurious satin edge

Similar in appearance to ribbon, our 10mm satin bias binding edge is double the thickness and fully encloses the edges of the veil on both sides of the tulle. Being cut on the bias means it bends and flows beautifully and is just slightly more sumptuous than ribbon.

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Satin Bias Binding Veil Edging

Satin & Organza Edge

A semi sheer ribbon

The 15mm satin and organza ribbon edge has two narrow satin lines separated by a sheer organza section. It’s a very eye-catching design that looks so pretty on a centre gathered veil.

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Satin &Amp; Organza Ribbon On A Veil

Wide Organza Ribbon Edge

A wide sheer ribbon

Our wide organza ribbon is a very pretty match for a horsehair layered wedding dress. Though wide at 40mm, it’s almost as sheer as the tulle itself so the effect is subtle and delicate.

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Veil With Ribbon Edge Finish

Pearl Edging

A strung pearl trim

Our pearl edge is a continuous line of strung pearl beads. Each pearl is approximately 3mm wide. This edge trim is available in white and ivory only.

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Pearl Edging On A Veil

Rhinestone Edge Trim

A sparkling diamante trim

The rhinestone edge is a dazzling trim filled with individual rhinestones (aka diamantés). Unlike the pearl edge, the sparkle is on one side only, so this edge is much better suited to one layer veils without a face veil that faces both the front and back during the ceremony.

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Rhinestone Edge Finish

Lace Edges

Chantilly, Corded, Guipure or Beaded

The final choice we have for your veil edging is lace. We have a lovely range of lace edge veils here: Lace Veils

You may have also noticed a lot of custom lace veils in our Real Brides gallery, but that you can’t actually select lace as an edge trim in our Custom Veil Designer. Well, that’s because there are just too many beautiful options to list!

We have literally hundreds of lace edgings and appliques to choose from in all shapes and sizes. And we find it much better to sort them out via email/phone so we can really get a handle on what it is you’re after.

We’ll send you pictures of edgings, ask how you envision the veil – e.g. lace just at the bottom of the veil, or all the way up the sides? Feel free to send us pictures of your wedding dress in return, or other laces you have seen and any other veil edgings or trims you want to incorporate. We’re always happy to talk wedding veils!

Email to sales@theweddingveilshop.co.uk or call 01253 365740

Bride Wears A Waltz Length Lace Edge Veil Finish

Thanks for checking out our guide to veil edges and trims. We hope it was helpful!

Want to learn even more about veils? Check out our Ultimate Veil Guide. Or perhaps our more specific guides on veil lengths, and widths.

For lots of behind the scenes and real bride pictures of our veils, follow us on Pinterest!

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