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Civic Monuments, Headstones & Memorials, Mausoleums, Military Headstones

Choosing and designing a burial monument

From the ancient days in Egypt when Pharaohs were entombed in the great pyramids, to the national cemeteries memorializing today’s veterans and historical figures, burial monuments have been and still are an important part of our memorial process. Though you may not be looking to install something as large and extravagant as a pyramid, there are many different options for…

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Headstones & Memorials

Why are so many headstones made from granite?

If you’ve ever gone into a cemetery, you may have noticed that most of the headstones, particularly the modern ones, are made from solid granite. There are many reasons that modern families decide to memorialize their loved ones with granite headstones. In fact, more than half of all the natural stone products sold in the US are granite ones. The…

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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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