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Hand Engraved Sterling Silver and Gold Belt Buckles & More...

~ Sold in 2006 ~

More examples of Neil's hand-engravings:

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SOLD

Engraved Sterling Silver Belt Buckle w/Gold

Custom Order for Terry
Hand Engraved Trophy-Style Belt Buckle, Handcrafted, "Pete & Buck" item # "sengr.ftrbpeteandbck1.oct06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/24K Gold Inlay & Line-Inlay, 18K Gold Inlay, and 18K White Gold Overlay
Approx. Overall Measurements 3½" x 2½" (89mm x 64mm)


SOLD

Engraved silver & gold 'Wolf' pin

Hand Engraved Pin, Handcrafted, "Wolf" item # "sengr.pin-wolf1.mar05"
Solid Sterling Silver w/18K Gold Overlay/Inlay
Actual measurements 1¼" x 1½" (32mm x 38mm)


SOLD

Engraved Silver Belt Buckle w/Gold

Custom order for Ed
Hand Engraved Tabula Rasa Channel Belt Buckle, "W" item # "sengr.tara-w-1.jul06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/18K Gold Overlay & 24K Gold Line-Inlay, 1¼" (32mm) wide opening


SOLD

Engraved Silver Belt Buckle Set w/Gold

Custom order for Terry
Hand Engraved Belt Buckle Set, Handcrafted, "Terry's Dogs" item # "sengr.fbsquaildogs2.jun06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/18K Gold Overlay, 1" (25mm) wide opening


SOLD

Engraved Silver Belt Buckle Set w/Gold

Custom ordered gift for Mark
Hand Engraved Mojave Belt Buckle Set, "Sailboat" item # "sengr.mojsailboat1.jun06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/24K Gold Line-Inlay, 1" (25mm) wide opening


SOLD

Engraved Silver Belt Buckle

Custom order for Joel
Hand Engraved Taos Belt Buckle, item # "sengr.taos4.may06"
Solid Sterling Silver, ¾" (19mm) wide opening


SOLD

Engraved Silver Belt Buckle Set w/Gold

Custom ordered gift for Ilene
Hand Engraved Mojave Belt Buckle Set, "Elegant" item # "sengr.mojelegant2.may06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/24K Gold Line-Inlay, 1" (25mm) wide opening


SOLD

Silver Belt Buckle Set w/Gold

Custom order for Allen
Belt Buckle Set, Handcrafted, "Labyrinth" item # "sengr.fbslabyrinth1.may06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/24K Gold Inlay, 1" (25mm) wide opening


SOLD

Engraved Silver and Gold Belt Buckle

Custom order for Kelly
Hand Engraved Trophy-Style Belt Buckle, Handcrafted, "Cape Buffalo" item # "sengr.ftrbcpebflo2.apr06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/18K Gold Overlay and 24K Gold Line-Inlay
Approx. Overall Measurements 3½" x 2" (89mm x 51mm)


SOLD

Engraved Silver and Gold Belt Buckle Set

Custom order for Barbara's husband
Hand Engraved Belt Buckle Set, Handcrafted, "Dakota Day, Large" item # "sengr.bajlgdakota1.apr06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/18K Gold Overlay & 24K Gold Line-Inlay, 1" (25mm) wide opening


SOLD

Engraved 18K Gold Belt Buckle

Custom order for Nelson
Hand Engraved Trophy-Style Belt Buckle, Handcrafted, "Bull & Bear" item # "sengr.ftrbblandbr1.mar06"
Solid 18K Gold, Approx. Overall Measurements 3½" x 2" (89mm x 51mm)


SOLD

Engraved Silver and Gold Belt Buckle Set

Custom order for Moto
Hand Engraved Belt Buckle Set, Handcrafted, "Dakota Days" item # "sengr.bajdakota1.feb06"
Solid Sterling Silver w/18K Gold Overlay & 24K Gold Line-Inlay, ¾" (19mm) wide opening


SOLD

Silver and Steel Belt Buckle Set w/Gold

Custom order for Ryan
Belt Buckle Set, Handcrafted, "Dragonfly" item # "sengr.fbsdragonfly2.jan06"
Solid Sterling Silver & Damascus Steel w/24K Gold Line-Inlay, 1" (25mm) wide opening


SOLD

Engraved Silver and Gold Buckle Set

Custom order for Bob
Hand Engraved Belt Buckle Set, Handcrafted, "The Late Hatch" item # "sengr.fbslathatch1.jan06"
Solid Sterling Silver & 18K Gold w/24K Gold Line-Inlay, ¾" (19mm) wide opening


SOLD

Engraved Silver Belt Buckle Set w/Gold

Hand Engraved Belt Buckle Set, Handcrafted, "The Hatch" item # "sengr.fbshatch1.sep05"
Solid Sterling Silver w/ 24K Gold Line-Inlay, 1" (25mm) wide opening


Note: Buckle widths above refer to opening for beltstrap.
About Channel Belt Buckles

 

Hand Engraved Belt Buckles are One-of-a-Kind

  • This page shows the sold one-of-a-kind pieces and custom orders from a particular year.
  • They are all engraved by hand, in designs rooted in tradition, and inspired by the moment.

More examples of Neil's hand-engravings:

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Gun-Style Engraving on Sterling Silver Belt Buckle Sets

In the 1800s the American West was settled by Europeans, who were also the first to wear silver buckle tip sets. These buckle sets came to be known as Ranger Sets, after the legendary Texas Rangers. At that time engraving was directly from, or inspired by, European traditions in design and technique. Engraving in silver and engraving on guns were diverging into distinctly different styles. This distinction, as well as the popularity of ranger sets, was accentuated when Hollywood defined the "cowboy look" in the 1920s and -30s. This Western, or Bright-Cut, engraving became the standard for buckle engraving and has been the de facto method and look... until now.

Neil's buckle sets are engraved in the Gun-Style (single point) rather than the Western style (bright cut), and are finding popularity for their sophisticated look and attractive designs. His hand engraved original buckles are highly valued by afficionados. These traditional ranger buckle sets with old world gun-style engraving remind us that the New West is still firmly rooted in the Old West.

The essence of tradition in the arts can be seen in 2,000 years of continually evolving Acanthus decoration, from Greek columns, to English shotguns, and now to American belt buckles.

Annual Edition Reproductions of Neil's Hand Engraved Originals are also available.

 

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