The anchor has become known as a symbol for journeys, stability, and steadfastness to many, sailors, servicemen, the Marines, spiritualists, and many celebrities. The anchor was also utilized as a mark of hope to early Christians, and graces many charm bracelets today as a symbol of hope. Weather the strongest storms and "anchor"your book collection with our finely detailed Maritime Anchor cast iron sculptural bookend pair as they rest on a brick dock, with attached rope ready for use. Bookends serve as punctuation marks in a library, showcasing your interests, and adding character to any room, shelf, or credenza. This ideal heavyweight pair of bookends serve as functional art while giving literary support to your favorite books. Hand-crafted in heavyweight foundry cast iron exclusively for Design Toscano, then hand painted and distressed just enough to replicate a true antique. Each 6"Wx3"Dx6"H. 2 lbs.