|aka sequin. In Italian, zecchino means "coin"—|
I borrowed this bit of info from Wikipedia:
"Coins known as sequins were used for centuries throughout the
Mediterranean. In the cultures where these sequins
circulated, the custom of stitching sequins and similar coins to
women's clothing originally arose as a way to display (and store)
the family's wealth. This ancient custom led to the
use of sequined fabric in modern fashion."
Now I like a bit of bling as much as the next girl, but I
think I'll keep the few coins I have in the bank, thank you.
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