Nicely constructed bronze-colored iron bookends with artistically appealing design that complements room decor. Sturdy enough to hold almost any type of book. Work well for video games and CDs as well.
Come with eight felt pads that must be applied precisely or the bottoms may slip/scratch.
Sports a unique design that connects the two ends with an adjustable metal back piece that helps hold books in place. Comes with a 90-day money back guarantee.
A bit flimsy. Works best with paperback books. Has better structure when the unit is full.
Though inexpensive, these bookends are fairly stable, have protective, padded bottoms, and are capable of holding most types of books. Metal has a sturdy feel.
Style is basic and industrial-looking. May slip a bit if books aren't stacked tightly.
Not only do these bookends have an attractive "human" design, but they are also reasonably sturdy thanks to the stainless steel craftsmanship. Padded bottom prevent scratches.
Padded bottoms are reliable on most surfaces, but may slip on some. A few quality control issues have been reported, such as bent edges.
Heavy-duty bookends crafted in steel with a coated finish. Tall, 10" design is built to accommodate large, heavy books. Attractive, contemporary looks.
A bit top-heavy, and prone to tipping over if books aren't properly aligned. Some owners didn't like the looks of the foam bottoms, but they do resist slipping.
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Bookends combine functionality with decorative appeal and can help define any space with a sense of class or tradition. Sold in pairs, bookends are useful for keeping your collection of books upright and organized on a shelf. With the variety of traditional and vintage styles available, they are also great for adding classic accents to an office, bedroom, or living room shelf. You can find many great bookend options, including contemporary and modern styles. It's best to find a pair that matches the style of the your room and fits the size of your shelf. In other words, don't buy something that looks too big, too small, or out of place in your space.
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