black double upright headstone with a statue of Jesus between each stone. Gold cross engraved on each stone with pink flowers at the base
Headstones & Memorials, Mausoleums

Family Burial Monument Options

When it comes to burial monuments for family plots, there are a few options to consider. Mausoleums and upright monuments are the two most common choices; however, lawn level, bevel, and even slanted markers have enough room to memorialize two people. When considering options for family monuments, it is best to start by knowing how many people will be memorialized,…

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upright granite headstone with etched roses on the stone and memorial vases on each side holding pink flowers
Headstones & Memorials

Ideas for Personalizing a Headstone

Personalizing a loved one’s headstone is an important part of memorializing and honoring the life of our loved ones. When personalizing a loved one’s headstone, we should consider the things that set them apart and were important to them, such as their interests, hobbies, career, family and life style. Selecting a headstone style, size, and material is only the first…

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holding hands to show comfort
Headstones & Memorials

Where should I buy a headstone?

In today’s modern world, you can shop and buy almost anything online. Although, online shopping is a great option when you are shopping for everyday items or gifts, there are certain purchases where shopping locally may be the better option. Headstones and burial monuments are one consumer purchase that we feel is better shopped for with a local monument dealer,…

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row of natural stone headstones with pink tulips
Headstones & Memorials

Custom headstones: A Natural History

Nothing looks quite like natural stone for a burial monument. The glossy surface, the play of color, the intricate patterns… but what’s the story behind these headstones? Granite Granite is a common rock and frequently used for gravestones. It’s an intrusive igneous rock, meaning it is cooled from magma (underground lava) deep below the earth’s surface. Like all rocks, it…

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