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Gear of the noble man

  

 

Very rich buckle was made according to the original located in The Walters Art Museum. The buckle is carved from a thick brass sheet, trimmed with an engraving and equipped with semi-precious stones synthetic sapphire, almandines and turquoises. Stones are inserted into the smooth rims and have smooth cut, called cabochon. On the first picture the buckle has patina surface and on the second one is gilded.

 
 
Tailor's - Misa the goldsmith, Gear of the noble man, part 8
Copyright Martina a Martin Hřibovi 2006
Tailor's - Mysha, the goldsmith, Mediavel buckles and brooches, part 1