This buckle is made after a 12th century Norman piece found in England. Buckles like these were used during the 11th and 12th century. It is made of brass and can be used for belts up to 21 mm wide.
From Norwegian and Merovingian origins, the Normans were one of the most important people of the 11th century Frankish empire. The Normans where a warrior culture who conquered Britain, parts of Ireland, Sicily and played a crucial role in the first crusades. It was also a deeply religious culture, that built the biggest churches of its time in their new Romanesque style of art. Their conquest of Britain by William the Conqueror is depicted on the famous Bayeux tapestry.
Belt width: 2.1 cm or less;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (grams): 15 *