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What belt buckle would go on a viking tablet-woven belt?

 
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I feel like when I search this question into google, I should get lovely results about historical viking fashion... not etsy links like this or amazon's result and other sales results.

pretty sure this etsy belt is not historically accurate
nor this amazon's choice belt buckle


Alas, I had to dig to page three to find anything remotely useful. I finally found a site that looks pretty reliable (it has pictures and sources!) The Viking Age Compound, but, there doesn't seem too much info on what buckles went with what belts. Maybe tablet-woven belts didn't have buckles???

Anyway, my son's enjoying learning about viking and medieval times. We're tablet weaving a belt together, and I thought it'd be good to get him a buckle for it. But, what? Do these  simple brass buckles off of etsy look about right?

simple brass buckle from etsy
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No idea if the pattern is historical--he picked the pattern and colors (it is wool, though!)
No idea if the pattern is historical--he picked the pattern and colors (it is wool, though!)
 
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OOh, nice! Those simple buckles look great, and possibly historically fairly accurate to to what an ordinary viking would have worn. https://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/mensgarb.html There were some other links I found with drawings of simple buckles that looked very like those.
 
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They look about right. People find quite a lot of viking artifacts in the U.K now metal dectectors are used everywhere, they seem to have gone up in price quite a bit with the tv show being so popular! So ebay is probably more accurate then image search now!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1313&_nkw=viking+buckle&_sacat=20081&LH_TitleDesc=0&_osacat=20081&_odkw=viking+belt+buckle

Vikings have quite a wide geographical are in a quite a long span of time too, so its not too definative anyway.

You could always spell his name in runes too.


This is a little unrelated as its early Anglo Saxon from my hometown:  
But they were not radically different people they even used runes and had similar if not the same gods. Thats why the English days of the week are mostly named after the 'Norse' gods.
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