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Handmade  Whole Hog Cleaver belt buckle by Rusty Knuckles


This buckle about 3" wide by 2" tall and made from 0.188" thick aluminum plate.

About the process from Rusty Knuckles:

Each  belt buckle starts from a blank sheet of aluminum or steel and is then water jet cut to our exact specifications. Once we get the blanks back into our shop, the process of etching the designs into the metal takes place and we craft each buckle one at a time. The process is tedious and time consuming, but creating an indelible mark on a piece of metal is a true triumph and makes us quite proud.

In the etching process every single belt buckle comes out slightly different. Some areas are cut deeper than others, but within that erratic approach, each buckle takes on its own identity, creating a truly unique item.

Whole Hog Cleaver - Belt Buckle