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Westpark Cemetery, Avalon Cemetery, Carletonville Cemetery, Ennerdale Cemetery, Greenhills Cemetery, Kagiso Cemetery, Kromvlei Cemetery, Mohlakeng Cemetery, New Roodepoort Cemetery, Olifantsvlei Cemetery, Sterkfontein Cemetery, Toekomsrus Cemetery, Westonaria Cemetery and many more.

Choosing The Right Tombstone Design To Build A Great Memorial

A tombstone for your loved one has to be very unique and beautiful. You also need to pay detailed attention to the price to ensure that you get something within your budget. When it comes to choosing the right tombstone design, there are several options to consider when finding the best headstone designs to honor your deceased.

It is also recommended to consider the guidelines and regulations of the cemetery where your tombstone will be installed. After all, this huge and important event shouldn’t be in vain. There are many tombstone designs out there to choose from, some are upright while some are flat on the ground, in either case check with the cemetery’s regulations and guidelines to ensure that your preferred tombstone design is permitted.

It is always good to make sure that the basics are covered well before you purchase a tombstone. In your effort to find the most ideal tombstone designs for your memorial, you need to decide on the type of material to be used. Tombstones can be made of granite, marble, sandstone, bronze, limestone, fieldstone, slate and other materials. Bronze and granite are considered the best for tombstone designs because they are easy to maintain, durable, attractive and have the ability to withstand harsh weather conditions. Some cemeteries and memorial parks only permit grave markers made from these materials.

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best tombstones designs

Made of Granite

Granite headstone designs come in different colors like black, white, red and brown. The pricing for these colors also varies. Slate and sandstone tombstones also come of different colors. Marble tombstones also look appealing and aesthetic.

The drawback however with these tombstones is that they tend to fade over time as they gradually dissolve because of acid found in rain water. You’ll also need to determine on whether you want the names of family members included on the same tombstone or not. If the tombstones are for a couple, you may want companion tombstones specifically designed for two people.

You may also choose from different designs, symbols, finishes and letter fonts or other options such as having a laser etched photo embedded onto the deceased’s tombstone. You’ll also need to find appropriate sayings, quotes, verses, etc. to pay your respects to a loved one. Furthermore, you can make the tombstone ever more meaningful and special by personally, composing a message or poem. When looking for a particular symbol to be engraved or the perfect tombstone design, it is important to do some research on the meaning and level of significance to determine whether it’s ideal or not.

Keep in mind that the design and any symbols your choose to be relevant to the deceased’s personality and other attributes they exhibited before passing away. For instance, in some African and Asian cultures, a tombstone can be designed to replicate what the deceased loved, such as a car, house, fishing boat and the like.

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headstones designs

Never before in history, have tombstone pictures been so precise

You can also choose a flat (flush or flat tombstones which require less maintenance), bevel or slat grave marker . Upright structures tend to look more appealing.

Before you order a tombstone, first check and ensure that it meets cemetery regulations and requirements regarding its height and size, and let the company designing the tombstone know about the regulations.

The majority of cemeteries regulate tombstone sizes to maintain uniformity. And if you want to get a better idea of the designs of tombstones, please contact us and we will send you a Free catalogue, and we will help you find the best Tombstones Designs.

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