Bulgarian or Macedonian hand-made large silver buckles authentic old with a belt from the 19th century Of this tender offer handmade old and very beautiful authentic silver buckles decorated with ornaments with a belt from the 19th century. They are in excellent condition with deep relief and effective medium plate-shaped diamond. This diamond is located beautifully crafted floral and geometrical ornaments. Buckles are large and hand-made with lots of beautifully crafted floral and geometrical ornaments. Their origin is from Macedonia or Bulgaria, but this model is quite rare. Buckles are weighing 188 grams and size 265×112 mm / 10.4×4.4 inches. The maximum length of the belt buckle with authentic hand-woven belt is 1260 mm / 49.6 inches, as the belt wide is 80mm/ 3.1 inches – you get what you see in the photos. A brief description about the traditions and ways of their construction. Authentic Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek folklore and belt buckles. This is one of the unique Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek traditional lock called “PAFTI”. It is part of the Bulgarian / Greek folklore garment 17 to the early 20th century. This can be from 1800 to 1890. Material used is a kind of silver assay – 500/1000. Stretcher consists of two decorative circular plates, medium plate, connected with a hook and ring. These last mounted the beautiful element made in the traditional filigree technique. Complete with traditional buckle belt. Handmade by an unknown master. Like all jewelry from the time these buckles are a unique shape and decoration. Jewelers often repeated pattern. Metal buckles became an integral part of the traditional suits and typical accent in city clothes in Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek Revival. The main material for belts and buckles of gold centers during the Ottoman rule was copper, bronze and cheapest of precious metals – silver and its alloys, mainly copper base. They are made using basic decorative techniques and methods specific to the art of traditional Bulgarian / Greek gold: construction and are hammering, stamping, casting, filigree, enamel and niello. Bulgarian buckles retains the old signs, in which traditional mythological concepts and reality are intertwined. As an integral part of Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek national costumes and Renaissance clothing city wide variety of belt buckle shows some typical local and regional differences, making them one of the most important parts of the garment. If you have additional questions please do not hesitate to contact me. The item “Bulgarian or Macedonian hand-made large silver buckles authentic with a belt 19c” is in sale since Sunday, October 09, 2016. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Other Vintage Ethnic Jewelry”. The seller is “bgart2010″ and is located in Sofia, Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Jewelry Type: buckles
- Metal: silver
- Material: silver
- Brand: “Handmade”
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Bulgaria
- from the 19th century: authentic silver buckles decorated with ornaments