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Old 7th September 2012, 03:23 PM   #3
Ibrahiim al Balooshi
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Originally Posted by VANDOO
NICE WORKMANSHIP, COLORFUL AND PERHAPS AN ACTUAL ANTIQUE BUCKLE.
LONG AGO MANKIND FIGURED OUT HOW TO MAKE TACK/HARNESS FOR HIS WORK ANIMALS BE THEY HORSE, OX OR ELEPHANT. THEY HAVEN'T CHANGED MUCH OVER THE CENTURIES. SO IT IS WITH THE HARNESS MAN HAS DESIGNED FOR HIMSELF IT HAS BEEN ADAPTED TO MORE MOCERN WEAPONS FROM SWORD AND DAGGER TO AK AND GRENADES BUT IS LARGELY THE SAME. THE MATERIALS HAVE CHANGED BUT AS MANS FORM HAS REMAINED THE SAME HIS HARNESS CHANGES LITTLE.


Salaams VANDOO ~ Please see http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...ght=cuttle+fish post 23 for the method of cuttlebone casting used in some old style Omani buckles.
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Ibrahiim al Balooshi.
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