French Stamped Steel Sash Buckle. This stamped sash buckle was made between 1880 and 1910. This piece measures 2.75 inches across by 2 inches high. This gorgeous buckle hails from a South Carolina estate and is signed Made In France. The stamping was done to mimic the look of cut steel, which was a much more expensive item back in the day. You could wear this piece as a sash buckle on a vintage dress or thread a piece of velvet through to wear it as a choker. This is a perfect gift for a seamstress, actress or vintage fashion maven. This French Sash Buckle is in excellent condition.