I found these at a thrift shop. I dont know where they come from or where they were made. They do not have any makers marks. The appear to be cast from real antlers because they have that level of detail. Get some antlers you can feel good about, because these were not harvested animal bones. They are identical. They dont appear to be made for any particular purpose, but I would say they are suitable for bracelets, light small jewelery. I used them as a conversation piece. Theyre solid (metal?). Bottom heavy, but relatively light weight.