We are delighted to offer this hand made Veg-tan Cow Leather belt as part of our updated range.
The buckle and strap end are based on the finds from Dunmore Cave, CO Kilkenny, Ireland & Cast in solid brass, this is a very close copy of the original set.
The strap is made from Veg-tan Cow leather, is 1.8cm wide, Brown in colour and is finished to suit your length requirements. Please add your total length and the fit size range you require as a note on the order, for example: Total length 58″ to fit 40 – 42″ waist.
**** We finish these to order so please allow 4-5 days for dispatch.****
Please allow some variation in colour due to differences in monitors.
Suitable for portrayal of a 9th – 10th C ‘Irish/Hiberno Norse’ persona.
This belt is accepted for use within:
The Vikings (NFPS)
Many other Groups and Societies also accept these for use, if in doubt please check with your group/society Authenticity/Provenance Officer or refer to your kit Guides. If you would like to add your Group or Society to the above list please let us know.
Buckle & Strap end- Dunmore Hoard, Dunmore Cave, CO Kilkenny, Ireland 9th-10th C
Strap construction follows examples from the period finds from the 9th – 11th C.
Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York – Q.Mould, I.Carlisle & E.Cameron, page 3396, find reference 15697 Type 4 subcategory a1.
Schleswig Assemblage – Schnack 1998, abb.24, no.3