Watchers - Dean Koontz
Page 3, Noun
"The morning sea was broodingly dark towards the horizon, as hard and cold as slate, but nearer shore it was brightly spangled with early light the colors of pennies and rose petals."
Dictionary: The definition of spangle is a small thin piece of glittering material, typically used in quantity to ornament a dress; a sequin.
Own Definition: Glittery material made in to small pieces of different shapes in order to make a long strip decoration out of it.