These buckles are worn by men and were always worn as a set. The smaller buckle slides over both belts to keep the belts together. The larger buckle secures the end of the belt. The better quality buckles are typically made from coin silver and set with "diamonds" or sometimes "rubies" in the 'intan' style. The Javanese refer to the diamonds as "yaqut", which is an Arabic word (although in Arabic this typically refers to rubies and not diamonds). This set was probably made in the early to mid 20th century.
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