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We are currently unable to make custom belts, but we are still offering our
full selection of metal belt fittings and mounts for home assembly.
We no longer stock belt-length leather, but we are still able to make garters.
If you are not sure how many mounts you will need,
or need assistance designing your belt, please contact us at
fcpewters@sympatico.ca for customer service.

 

Yorvic Buckle
and Strap End Set
(200 - 800 AD)

The terminal is based on a Norse find from Yorvik, England. The buckle has been crafted to match, based on contemporary finds. Both feature the serpent design common in Norse metalwork and stone carving. The buckle is designed to attach to leather or woven belts with equal ease.

3/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $18

Want to add mounts?

Hadrian Buckle
and Strap End Set
(200-600 AD)

This set features replicas of two Romano/Celtic finds from ancient Britain. The curved lines of the buckle and ampulla shaped terminal are typical of this period. The buckle will attach to leather or woven belts with equal ease.

3/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $18

Want to add mounts?

Fleur de Lis Buckle
and Strap End Set
(1250 - 1500 AD)

This buckle is a replica of a piece found in Normandy that is in my own collection. The strap end is based on contemporary finds and features the fleur de lis with an acorn finial.

3/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $18

Want to add mounts?

Agincourt Buckle
and Strap End Set
(1300 - 1600 AD)

This replica belt set is modeled after a French find from the 14th century. The scallop-shaped double-lobbed buckle compliments the openwork fleur de lis terminal. Similar fittings were popular right across Europe until the late 15th century.

3/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $18

Want to add mounts?

Rose Buckle
and Strap End
(1250 - 1550 AD)

This classic set with its tapered buckle and floral terminal, is a fine example of gothic design. Both the buckle and strap end are decorated with the rose of England, a popular heraldic charge for much of the Medieval period and well into the Renaissance.

3/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $18
Want to add mounts?

Laurel Buckle
and Strap End
(1250 - 1500 AD)

Our popular Essex buckle is combined with this Laurel terminal to make an elegant
set. The highly ornate strap
end is detailed with a lozenge diapered background and a Laurel Wreath.

3/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $18

Want to add mounts?

 

Quatrefoil Buckle
and Strap End
(1300 - 1600 AD)

This elegant set features the classic quatrefoil design, common in Medieval and Renaissance art and architecture. The roped edges and diapered design gives these pieces depth and richness.

1 1/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $22

Want to add mounts?

Lion Buckle
and Strap End
(300 - 700 AD)

The terminal is a reproduction of a 5 th century Roman/Celtic piece found in the North of England that is now in my own collection. The buckle has been crafted to match, based on contemporary finds.

1 1/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $22

Want to add mounts?

 

Essex Strap End
(1250 - 1500 AD)

This attractive open-work strap end is the perfect compliment to our Essex garter. Paired with the Lion or quatrafoil buckle.

1 1/4" Buckle and Strap end set
(Fittings only) $22

Want to add mounts?

 

Add a Purse Hanger .....$5

Reproduction. These pewter hangers were attached to belts and used to suspend purses, knives, keys and other personal items. They also protected valuable decorative belts from being distorted by hanging cords.

The hanger comes with complete instructions for installation, or we can install it for you at no extra charge. For those who would like a hanger that can be moved around the belt, we also sell a strap version. Available in a full range of colours. (Right image)

 

Garters
Sold in Pairs

All our garter fittings are made to fit a 3/4 inch or 1/2 inch strap and our
buckles and strap ends can be mixed and matched within their size limits.
Our standard garter length is 22 inches, but you can order them whatever
length you need.
Match colours or pick two!
Colour selection

 



Agincourt Strap End
with Buckle $26/pair
3/4 inch strap

Rose Buckle and
Strap End $26/pair
3/4 inch strap

Small Fleur Strap End
with Buckle $18/pair
1/2 inch strap

Small Essex Buckle
and Strap End $18/pair
1/2 inch strap

 

Individual Buckle

 

Celtic Lion Buckle $15

77mm by 55mm.
Fits a strap 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches wide.
This classic buckle is based on Celtic metalwork of the 6th through 9th centuries. The Lion, a common animal in Celtic art, is a symbol of strength and nobility.

 

New In Bronze

 

Thames Buckle and Terminal Set. (1390-1420)
Currently Unavailable

This classic lyre-shaped buckle and strapend set is closely based on a set found in London and is dated between 1390 and 1420. The engraved chape features a Fleur de Lis design.
Cast in golden bronze the three-sided box chape fits a 1 inch strap. Each piece comes with back plate and rivets.

Buckle....$20
Terminal...$20
Set with 60 inch leather belt strap....$60

Available in Black, White, Oxblood, Natural Tan or Dark Brown