From the great buildings of antiquity to modern-day architecture, marble has been mined, cut and used for thousands of years. In our everyday lives,
marble can be seen everywhere. Kitchen counters, basins, flooring and decorative bookends are just a few of the hundreds of uses for marble.
Marble is metamorphic limestone and is the result of millions of years of heat and pressure. The term marble is often used interchangeably to describe
other stone materials that possess similar physical qualities. Different from solid marble, faux or cultured marble is often manufactured from marble dust.
The dust is combined with resin materials or cements and compressed. Cultured marble is sometimes dyed in much the same way that color is added to
Marble bookends can be found in solid or cultured marble and add a look of classic sophistication to any decor. Whether you choose marble bookends
in the style of an obelisk, statuary or any number of other themes, these decorative bookends will give your book collection a look of sophistication.