Buckles were functional decoration used to
pin together clothes. Small buckles were used to pin e.g.
the rosaries, rough buckles pinned together e.g. cloaks.
Material of buckles as richness and decoration depends on
the wealth and social status of its owner. Many opulent
buckles were used only as a decoration. These buckles have
brass corpus trimmed with rubies, pruning and drizzling with
other metals, for example silver or copper.