Medieval / Renaissance SCA Ring Belt in Green Veg Tan Leather
A medieval or renaissance themed ring belt great for LARP, SCA, fantasy, pirate clothing, garb and costume.
Unlike cheaper belts which are made with snap rivets that easily come apart, the ring buckle on this belt is stitched for extra durability.
Are ring belts period? From our research ring based buckles have (or had) a pin to secure the belt, just like a regular buckle. Ring belts became popular in the 1960s amongst medieval enthusiasts, possibly because of the difficulty of sourcing historically accurate buckles.
Today ring belts are still very popular in the SCA and LARP groups. Ring belts are relatively inexpensive and can fit a large variety of sizes without the need to punch more holes in them. This makes them popular. Hospitaller’s or Chatelain’s find these make a great goldkey item for lending new members
Made from from 3.5mm thick quality veg tan green leather with a strap width of 32mm (1.25") wide.
The ring measures 49mm in diameter and the total approximate length of the belt is 174cm (including the buckle)
The belt has no pre stamped holes as it is fastened by knotting the belt around the ring.
Make Your Own Medieval believes in sustainable environmental practices and we are actively moving away from chrome tanned leather to veg tan leather products which are less damaging to the environment. Vegetable tan leather also has a higher durability, strength and better colour and tone than chrome tanned leather.