These eye-catching matching Banded Amethyst Bookends are crafted using rough material from our mines on the island of Madagascar. They are cut and the fronts polished, using state-of-the-art technology, in our facilities in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Please keep in mind, that as with all natural stones and handmade items, there may be slight variations. Amethyst has a calming energy that is perfect for your metaphysical needs. For more information on both the physical and metaphysical properties of Amethyst, please read the information provided in each item's details.