Brazilian Agate Bookends
Sale Price (non-members): $89.99
Sale Price (members): $80.99
Original Price: $135.00
Prop Up Your Shakespeare in Dramatic Style. Agate is a variety of chalcedony known for its dramatic, multi-color banding and for its supposed abilities to discern truth and improve perception. Matching material to task, these sleek, one-of-a-kind Brazilian Agate Bookends form the perfect bracket for your literary gems. Approx. 3-4.5"h. x 4.5-7"w. x 2-3"d.
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