The Process of Making Gravestones: Honoring Lives with Lasting Memorials Gravestones, also known as headstones or tombstones, serve as enduring memorials to commemorate the lives of our departed loved ones. These solemn markers provide a sense of closure, remembrance, and respect for those who have passed away. But have you ever wondered about the process […]Continue reading
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What is better: a hand engraving or a laser etching?
By far the superior option is a hand engraving. When a portrait or scene is etched by hand, the polish on the stone is removed one tiny piece at a time and at a depth to provide a sharp yet natural image. The final picture is vivid and will require no future maintenance since the […]Continue reading
Monument design with longevity in mind
Whatever you decide to do, remember that deep engraving of a monument is your best guarantee of longevity. Staining, lithocrome and gold leaf are not guaranteed as weather conditions and factors beyond the control of the retailer may reduce the life of these additions. Many of them can be retouched, but not without additional costs. […]Continue reading