If you can not find enough belt buckle
stores in our belt store section to satisfy
your desire to purchase a belt buckles,
you can find a large variety of buckles on
the Amazon web site. Men can search
their site for
Men's Belt Buckles
can search for
Women's Belt Buckles.
A buckle (from Latin buccula)
clasp used for fastening two things
together, such as the ends of a
for retaining the end of a
strap. Before the invention of the
buckles were commonly used to fasten
Buckles were used in ancient Greece and
Rome, particularly in military equipment.
Buckles were first used commonly in the
cheek strap of the Roman
Galea, hence the word origin from the
cheek. Because of the simplicity and durability
of the buckle, it became popular in harnesses
and embroidery, especially in shoes and
boots. It was commonly used as a typical
until the zipper was invented.
Today, the buckle is most commonly used
for belts, although it is still used in
shoes and particularly boots.
employ the use of buckles because of the
disadvantages of laces.
Buckles can also be seen on backpacks, watches and other
wrist jewlery, or for ornamental purposes on other various
objects. Buckles are also commonly seen in modern
If you are not
only looking for belt buckles, it is possible that
you wish to purchase an entire belt. If that is the
case, you are welcome to search the Amazon database for
additional belt resources. Their database provides
information about belts that you can research by belt brand
name, belt store name or price. You can try the following
links to search for various