Black bridle leather with square garrison buckle made of nickel-toned brass. Only worn once to try on, a bit too big for my 31-inch waist. Cost me $46 with shipping, trying to salvage a little cash. Let me know if you have any questions.
I've heard that missing a night of sleep is worse since sleeping is vital to muscle regeneration, but most people don't lift heavy objects so I wasn't sure. Missing a night of sleep might be worse for bodybuilders than runners or other athletes.