Many placing flowers by a memorial headstone in the cemetery
Headstones & Memorials

Why Headstones are Important

When a loved one dies, it may seem as if simple things like a selecting a headstone aren’t important. However, having the right headstone accomplishes many things and can play a role in the grieving process. Below we will explain how the process of selecting a headstone or burial monument for a loved one, can play a positive role in…

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Headstones & Memorials

Ideas for Designing a Memorial Headstone

A burial monument provides a permanent marker of your loved-one’s final resting place. It also presents a unique and personal tribute to their life. Here are some fitting suggestions on ways in which you can make your departed relative or friend’s headstone truly personal. Engraving Perhaps the most traditional way of personalizing cemetery monuments is by having them engraved. You…

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Religious Symbol on a Headstone Cross
Headstones & Memorials

Personalizing a Headstone Design

Headstones are well known for the words they use to commemorate loved ones. However, the words and dates on these monuments aren’t the only things that make them a beautiful memorial to the deceased. You can further personalize a headstone by customizing it with a design that shares something significant about your lost loved one.  By sharing a small part…

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Ancient Headstones in a cemetary.
Headstones & Memorials

A Brief History on Headstones and Monuments

Both headstones and funerary monuments are ancient traditions, familiar to virtually everyone in the western world today. However, few people have taken time to consider the long history and rich traditions that have led to our modern trends in funerary art, or the legacy of fine craftsmanship that has continued unbroken for centuries. Monuments to commemorate loved ones have existed…

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