In the early 1900ís, a few rodeos began awarding belt buckles as trophies. In the 1920ís, Hollywood helped spur interest in fancy sterling silver and gold buckle sets, and during the 1930ís, and increasing number of rodeos began awarding ornate trophy buckles. Max Lang has crafted many trophy buckles for rodeos and ranches around the country. Many of these buckles have become treasured family heirlooms. Based on your needs, we can incorporate ranch brands, logos, western symbols, initials and a combination of silver, gold and precious stones to create truly unique and beautiful trophy buckles for men, women and children.