SCA Medieval / Renaissance Ring Belt With Rivets - Black
A medieval or renaissance themed ring belt great for LARP, SCA, fantasy, pirate clothing and costume.
The belt is made from quality 3.5mm thick black leather and is 4cm wide and 175cm in length (including buckle).
The belt is made from 14 pieces of leather, each 16.5cm long which have been riveted together with brass rivets.
The round ring shape buckle is 6cm in diameter.
The belt has no pre-stamped holes as it is fastened by knotting around the ring.
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