Custom Cast Belt Buckles

 

CONTACT: art@westernheritage.com to get started.

 

CUSTOM BUCKLES PRICES: updated 2-7-23*
*Prices are subject to change due to metal being a traded commodity.  Investment (plaster for bronze casting) , wax, gas, electricity, and shipping costs have all been raised in addition to metal prices being on an upward trend.  Please understand we are not trying to unjustly raise prices, we are a super small company with less than 10 employees trying to keep the doors open.
 
Please let us know RIGHT AWAY IF YOU HAVE A NEED BY DATE OR EVENT DATE.  We can help create a reasonable timeline for getting your new design done to best meet your needs.  This process is LONG, please understand not all need by dates may be possible to reach.  RUSH FEES MAY APPLY.
 
CASTING VIDEO:
https://youtu.be/bxDfetbATdI
 
SLIDE SHOW on how buckles are made:
http://www.kizoa.com/slideshow-maker/d2901720k3637356o1/birth-of-a-buckle
 
ALL SET-UP FEES DUE UP FRONT: 
 
•ART FEE: $40/hour to vector artwork First hour is free.  Not all designs are perfect for casting.  Modifications and suggestions will be made to help get the best product possible.
 
•Mold fee: one time of $300 includes free production sample in bronze.  Silver alloy samples available for an extra $40.00
 
•Sculpting/3D fee: $350 - 600 pending design.  Sculpting is adding texture and depth to your design by having a commissioned artist sculpt or 3D render your design to size.  Not all designs require this.  Modifications and suggestions will be made to help get the best product possible.
 
•Serial numbering: $50.00 one time fee for sequential numbering.  Optional
 
•Blank backplate for engraving: Custom text or specific number requests are $15 per buckle. This is optional.  Buckles need to be molded with this backplate, if you'd like it please request it when placing your mold order.  
 
MOLDING AND SAMPLE PRODUCTION TIME:
After artwork is approved and mold fee paid for approximately 4-5 weeks for a sample to be made.  Additional 3-5 weeks for sample if there is custom sculpting on your buckle.  
Once the sample is approved we go into standard production times.
 
Buckle size: Can be made in any size or shape.  Prices below are for 3.5" or less.  Oversized buckles (over 3.5" long) add $4.00 per buckle in bronze.  Extra $8.00 per buckle in silver alloy.
 
THE MOLD FEE COVERS ANY OF THE FOLLOWING METAL TYPES:
 
Solid Bronze 
1-24qty $71.95 each
25-49qty $69.95 each
50-99qty $67.95 each
100+ qty $65.95 each
250+ $63.95 each
 
Production time 7-10 weeks
 
 
SOLID SILVER ALLOY (use BBNL SA online to order if option isn’t on your buckles item number)
$99.95 each
+ $8 per buckle for oversized
 
Production time 7-10 weeks
 
 
Solid Sterling Silver ** (aprox $675.00)
**Pending weight and current metal cost.  Due to the current silver costs the cost of your buckle may vary at time of shipping according to current raw material cost.
 
Production time 7-10 weeks
 
 
Gold OR Silver plated 
$275.00 each for Sterling Silver plate
$300 each for Gold plate
Production time 12-16 weeks
This price is for a solid bronze buckle that is plated with gold or silver
9-30-2020 WHC IS NO LONGER ABLE TO DO 2 TONE BUCKLES.