FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1976
Flat Grass Headstones
Flat Grass Headstones and Grave Markers: (Single, Companion or Children Designs) are the simplest and least expensive of all memorials. Usually flat markers are rectangle in shape. Unique memorials can be created by choosing special cut designs. Most cemeteries regulate the size and sometimes the color or design engraved on the marker. Cemeteries that have exclusive flat markers section will require a flat marker for those.
OUR FINISHED PRODUCTS
We hope this gallery would help to stir your imagination and start your vision of what you want in honor of your loved one.
We can customize color, size and detail of your cemetery monument and headstone.
Each cemetery monument and grave headstone is uniquely made and therefore limited only by your imagination.
Upright Monuments provide the most comprehensive memorial design choice. Upright monuments usually have at least two pieces: the tall and standing upright piece is called a Tablet and the low lying granite piece is called a Base. An upright monument is usually set on either a concrete or a granite foundation.
Slants and Bevels (Hickeys) Headstones
The Slant Marker sits in an upright position and gives the appearance of the more expensive upright without the high cost. The Slant Markers come with a polished face, and have rock pitched edges.
TYPE OF HEADSTONES
Multi Color (Rainbow)
Imperial (Regal Black)
Designing Your Headstone Memorial
We have hundreds of designs, and separate design elements, for you to choose from. This allows you to create a fitting design by simply mixing and matching designs and emblems. However, keep in mind that we are a custom monument company and can do virtually anything you want when it comes to artwork. Please visit our photo gallery to see some of our custom, and traditional, memorials. Ultimately, your monument should tell your loved one's story.
As you consider your memorial design, there are four basic decisions to keep in mind: layout, lettering, carving style and what artwork you want.
When selecting the layout or placement of lettering and artwork, keep in mind that your memorial starts as a blank canvas. We suggest that the first thing your eyes should be drawn to is the name, then the dates, and finally the artwork and epitaphs.
Lettering and Engraving
There are two items to consider with lettering:
1) Type of engraving
As a general rule, we use a traditional roman font because it is the easiest to read. However, we of course can use most fonts, depending on their complexity, the style in which they are engraved, and the lettering size.
Deep Cut in Sanded Panel (an area where the polish has been removed) are the easiest to read and work well on all light colors.
"Carved In Polished" is our standard engraving which works well on all colors.
Raised Polished (where the polish is removed and the lettering is left polished).
Extra Deep Engraving (our standard engraving but just deeper).
Headstones, Epitaphs and Verses
An Epitaph is a short text in commemoration of a deceased person that is engraved on a gravestone or plaque. Some epitaphs are specified by the person before their departure, others are chosen by those closest to them. Most Memorial Verses are in remembrance and recognition of the person's family life and career, often as an expression of love and respect. Some of the most commonly used epitaphs are verses from the Bible.