About the Buckle Designer

The designs for Quick Silver Buckles were created by award winning artist Vic Erickson. Many of you know him for his beautiful angling art. In 1981 Vic turned his attention and talent to artwork after years of formal training and practice in architecture and design. His focus on angling and wildlife art earned him immediate recognition. With over 100 originals and 75 limited prints produced over the years, his art is widely collected in the angling community. His list of wins in gamefish stamp competitions include:
  • 1986 “First of State” Oregon Wild Trout Stamp Print
  • 1986 California Wild Trout Stamp Print
  • 1987 Kentucky Wild Trout Stamp Print
  • 1988 Oregon Trout Wild Trout Stamp Print
  • 1989 California Wild Trout Stamp Print
  • 1989 Oregon Wild Trout Stamp Print
  • 1991 Association of Northwest Steelheaders Stamp Print
  • 1991 Oregon Wild Trout Stamp print
  • 1992 Washington Wild Trout Stamp Print
  • 1993 Association of Northwest Steelheaders Stamp Print
  • 1994 Association of Northwest Steelheaders
    Executive Edition Print – “Endings & Beginnings”
A native of the Northwest, Vic Erickson is an avid angler whose time spent on the water has clearly given him inspiration and insight into the world of western gamefish, knowledge of their habits and details of their lives. The accuracy and detail of the fish and the action in Vic's work is beautifully merged with the subtle lines and colors of these exquisite creatures. This blend of mood and nature comes from a lifetime of angling for these beautiful fish.

Quick Silver Buckles is an extension of that talent and his demand for quality, excellence and simplicity in all he touches. He searched the the entire U.S. for the high quality foundry that carefully sand casts and finishes these buckles. It is his hope that they will give you as much pleasure in wearing them as their design and creation has given him.

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(Last Update - 6th November, 2011)