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Buckle 1300 AD - 1500 AD (Code: EB-13)
Size: 27 х 37 mm Belt width: 20-25 mm
6.00 EUR
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Buckle size: 22 x 50 mm Belt width 22-27 mm Source: Swedish archeology 14-15 c.
9.00 EUR
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Belt width: 20 mm (0,78 in) Size: 50x27 mm (1,97x1.06 in) Source: Unknown Flamish Master "The Holy Mary", Bogdan and Varavara Hanenko Museum of Arts, Kiev (Ukraine)
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Source: Dress Accessories, London Size: 39х45 mm Belt width:25-35
9.00 EUR
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Size: 37 x 39 mm Belt width: 23-31 mm Source: Dress Accessories, London
6.00 EUR
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Size: 19 х 15 mm Belt width: 10-15mm Source: archaeological finding, Western Ukraine
2.50 EUR
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Size: 32 x 24 mm Belt width: 15-18 mm Source: Churburg Museum
3.50 EUR
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Size: 67 x 55 mm Belt width: 30-38 mm Source: archaeological finding
10.00 EUR
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Size: 60x35 mm Belt width: 20-25 mm Source: archaeological finding, from London Museum
10.00 EUR
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Medieval buckle late 15s (Code: EB-26)
Buckle size:35 x 100 mm Belt width 18-20 mm Source: Koln Arts and Craft Museum, archaeology late 15 c.
18.00 EUR
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Buckle size: 40 x 55 mm Belt width 25 mm Source: panting of Muenchen Museum of Arts, Altar piece with Elizabeth and George, Schweiz?. about 1470
9.00 EUR
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Size: 75x75 mm Strap width: 40 mm Source: the tomb of Otto von Orlamunde
15.00 EUR
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Buckles are an important element of material culture in Middle Ages. There are many buckles in archaeological excavations throughout Europe. These findings was made of steel and tin, copper, bronze, silver and brass. They were used for fasten belts and girdles, as well as for shoes, garters, bags and armor. For horse harness, buckles was also indispensable. 

According to Wikipedia, the buckle basically consists of four main components: the frame, bar, chape, and prong. Archaeological findings of Roman epoch - buckles looks like a simple "D"-shaped frame, where the prong or tongue reach out from one side to the other. In the 14th century, namely Renaissance epoch, buckles with a double-loop or "8"-shaped frame was invented. The prongs of these buckles attach to the center post. The appearance of multi-part buckles with chapes and removable pins take place in the 17th century. 

In this category of our site, presented bronze buckles of medieval and 
Renaissance Europe, actually reconstruction according to archeological and visual sources. They will perfectly decorate your costume for living history event.

We offer You to select medieval buckle according to your needs.

 

 

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