CUSTOM BELT BUCKLES personalized-belt-buckle-groom-01

Published on August 15th, 2014 | by Irev

Custom Wedding Belt Buckles

A wedding is one of the most memorable milestones in a person’s life. Everything has to be perfect: the venue, date & time, reception area, guest list, attire, and even the accessories of the bride, groom, their entourage & guests. Perhaps they aren’t given much attention, but custom wedding belt buckles actually exist.

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There are normal, everyday belt buckles, but there are also special ones including custom buckles meant for weddings. Such buckles are specifically made for a certain wedding, so expect so much personalization and detail from them. They can be dainty and shiny, particularly for the bride and her maids or simple yet sturdy to be worn by the groom and his best man. Some couples even include a customized wedding buckle in the invitations, functioning as a clasp that holds an invite together – it’s all about creativity!

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Depending on what the soon-to-be newly-weds want, a customized wedding belt buckle can vary in designs. Most often, couples want the first letters of their first names to be incorporated in the custom buckle, which is often employed for buckles that will be used to bind invitations.

For brides and other female members of the wedding entourage, the design of the buckle will depend on the motif of the wedding. Usually, rhinestone and other gemstones are used to embellish a custom wedding belt buckle for females. The adornments’ colors usually reflect the motif, although white crystal ones or pearls are often favoured, particularly for the bride who is often in white regardless of the motif.

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For the groom and other male entourage members, their buckles are usually simpler than those of the females. It is common for their buckles to have the initials or first names of the groom & bride and/or the date of the wedding, depending on the size of the buckle. Often, silver is the material preferred, although some favour bronze or gold, and it all boils down to personal choice as well as the length and size of the text or design.

Whichever design/s the custom wedding belt buckles will end up with, the bottom line is that the couple have an agreement before having them made. They should provide clear instructions and even give images of the designs they want to the maker. In addition, prior to producing the custom buckles, the couple’s approval must be sought first.

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For cleaning such buckles, it will depend on the design and materials used. Since women’s custom wedding buckles are often more ornate, they require extra care when cleaning. As a general rule, belt buckles, regardless of the kind, can be cleaned simply by using some water, mild soap, and a toothbrush or a lint-free cloth. Remove the buckle from the belt or invitation first and use the toothbrush or cloth to rub it with the soapy water solution. An alternative to mild soap is toothpaste or baking soda. Whichever cleaning agent you use, make sure to dry the buckle well as moisture can leave water stains.

Are going to be married soon? Make sure to complete your wedding to-do list by including some beautiful custom wedding belt buckle on your wedding day look!

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