This high quality Pewter Kilt Belt buckle is made in Glasgow, Scotland. It proudly features Scotland's national flower, the thistle.
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- Looks Great an Gàidhealach
Price Value QualityI wear the Thistle Kilt Belt Buckle with a kilt belt I bought from Margaret Morrisons to match my Rothesay Hunting Sporran. This belt/buckle combo paired with a nice pair of dark brown boots and pushed down kilt hose looks great and is very effective at dressing down the Rothesay Hunting Sporran. (Posted on 10/3/2022)
- kilt belt buckle walter
Quality Price Valuea nice Thistle Kilt Belt Buckle. love it . (Posted on 6/9/2021)
- Superior The Kilted Mustache
Value Quality PriceBought this with a belt for my Dad for Christmas. Top shelf quality and is well made! Definitely would recommend. (Posted on 1/6/2020)
- Excellent quality! Fox
Price Value QualityI am very pleased with the craftsmanship , quality of materials, and quick delivery. Thank you! (Posted on 9/8/2018)
- Artisens garuntee Henry M
Quality Price ValueThis Thistle Belt Buckle is the real deal shines nicely and helps make the look that I want with my Kilts ;work or dress, excellent purchase and will be getting another with the Keith Crest .Very very satisfied with this buckle and no one has called it plastic ! (Posted on 1/16/2018)
- excellent H Keith
Quality Price ValueThis buckle is of excellent workmanship and quality and well worth the price, adds that special touch to both my work and dress Kilts when It calls for or allows a belt. My next one will more plain for Black Tie Formal wear and after that the Keith crest. (Posted on 1/16/2018)
- Very nice buckle Rampant Lion
Quality Price ValueThis is a very nice buckle. It has nice weight to it and the clasps for both ends of the belt are secured well and sturdy. The detail is very nice. Very happy with this product. This would be all 5 stars if the buckle were in the $25 - $30 range regarding value. (Posted on 11/23/2017)
- Beautiful buckle! Mark
Value Quality PriceThis is a very solid, heavy belt buckle that looks incredibly nice! It looks great with the black belt that I purchased along with it! (Posted on 10/30/2016)
- Great Looking Item Scott S
Price Value QualityExcellent quality, construction, look and service. Can't recommend any higher...and as always, great service and customer care. (Posted on 8/14/2015)
- great quality Scott
Price Value QualityCouldn't find anything wrong about it, only thing that was plastic was the container it came in. Love the design now I just need to buy the Irish one for my Irish heritage. This site is the best, the shipping was very fast and the candy that came with it was unexpected. Thank you USAKilts. (Posted on 6/3/2015)
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The kilt belt is a “different animal” from a regular jeans belt. To attach a kilt belt, start with the end of the belt without the metal ‘D’. Slide the tapered end of the belt through the backside of the buckle with the corresponding metal bridge. Double the belt back on itself and attach the Velcro (or small strap and roller buckle) to itself. Now, the “hook end” of the buckle will be able to attach to the ‘D’ end of the belt. Adjust the kilt belt’s size by doubling the belt back on itself more or less until you get it to the proper size.
- Made in Scotland
- 100% Pewter
- Measures 4" wide X 3" high
When a kilt belt is worn is a personal preference to a degree, but there are certain situations where it is “less appropriate”. One such situation is when wearing a dress sporran. When the dress sporran is worn, you do not typically wear a kilt belt. When you wear a waistcoat (i.e. vest) with a Semi Dress sporran, you can wear a kilt belt, or you can go without. Rocky personally wears a kilt belt for all occasions, except where a dress sporran is required.
Why is the thistle the "Flower of Scotland"?
According to a legend, an invading Norse army was attempting to sneak up at night upon a Scottish army's encampment. During this operation one barefoot Norseman had the misfortune to step upon a thistle, causing him to cry out in pain, thus alerting Scots to the presence of the Norse invaders. Some sources suggest the specific occasion was the Battle of Largs, which marked the beginning of the departure of King Haakon IV (Haakon the Elder) of Norway who, having control of the Northern Isles and Hebrides, had harried the coast of the Kingdom of Scotland for some years.
We try to keep this buckle in stock at all times. In the rare instance that it is out of stock when you place your order, we will let you know within 24 hours.
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