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Types of Memorial Headstones Available

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Memorial Headstones are used to commemorate a loved one who has passed away. For centuries memorial headstones have been used to mark the resting place of a dearly beloved family member. All over the world every culture uses some kind of memorial headstone as a tribute to their dead. Memorial Headstones are placed in a cemetery usually at the head of the grave and come in a wide variety of shapes, styles and sizes. Memorial Headstones are usually made from durable materials such as granite or bronze as these materials have been proven to endure the elements over long periods of time.

Materials For Memorial Headstones

There are several materials used as granite memorial headstones such as a vairety of natural stones to various metals. Among the most popular memorial headstone materials used today are granite and bronze.

Granite Memorial Headstones

Memorial Headstones are constructed from materials such as natural stone and bronze. The most durable natural stone for memorial headstones is granite. Granite is among the world's most beautiful and prestigious natural stones. For hundreds of years artisans have chosen granite for impressive public memorials, religious works of art and cemetery memorial headstones. Granite is also one of the Earth's hardest minerals and its durable quality makes it a perfect choice for memorial headstones.

Granite memorial headstones are accepted in most cemeteries across the country. Each granite memorial headstone exhibits intricate designs that are skillfully carved by experienced craftsmen. Our line of granite memorial headstones are made to strict standards and will stand the test of time. Every granite memorial headstone we sell is guaranteed to be shipped free from manufacturer defects.

Bronze Memorial Headstones

Another material used as a memorial headstone is the metal alloy known as bronze. Bronze has been around since around 2000 B.C. and was used in many applications such as weaponry, tools, art sculptures and more recently cemetery memorial headstones. A cast bronze plaque, when mated to a granite base, makes for a beautiful memorial headstone for a loved one. Bronze memorial headstones are relatively new and have been growing in popularity among the hundreds of memorial parks located throughout the US. Memorial Headstones made from bronze lay flat at lawn level and make cemetery maintenance much easier. Many bronze memorial headstones are available with a bronze flower vase for holding flower arrangements.

Bronze memorial headstones are our specialty. We carry a full line of bronze memorial headstones in a wide variety of designs and options. Among the available options we have are granite colors, vase option, size and emblems option to name a few. Each bronze memorial headstone is shipped already mounted to the granite base. We have sold our bronze memorial headstones to all parts of the country within the 48 contiguous states.

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