Albanian traditional brez and xhamadan.

The Brez (Albanian: Brez or Brezi) is a traditional belt worn by men throughout Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Romania (brâu) and in the Arbëresh villages of Italy. It originates directly from the Illyrian belt.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Stipčević, Aleksandar (1977). The Illyrians: History and Culture. History and Culture Series. Noyes Press. p. 89. ISBN 0-8155-5052-9.