The term tombstone generally refers to a large flat stone that clearly marks the spot in which an individual is laid to rest. In most cases, the tombstone will also have the individual or first name, the year they died and the year they were born. Occasionally, a tombstone may also list the names of close personal relatives such as the individual s parents, wife or children. tombstones can also come in various sizes, from granite, marble and clay to more modern designs made of porcelain, concrete and colored laminates.
Marble tombstone markers are a very popular option for those who want something completely unique. Marble is a highly durable material that is easy to work with. Generally, marble stones are cut into blocks of varying sizes and are sealed with a finish that prevents the cutting of cracks in the stone. This ensures that the grave marker is not only beautiful but also durable.
Marble markers may be set into the ground on their own lang mo da. Or they may be installed into a cement-based tombstone pavers. Cement pavers are flat surfaces that are poured into holes that have been dug into the ground. On one side of the markers are the letters of the individual’s name and on the other side are the birthstones of the deceased. These markers can be set into the ground in a wide variety of designs such as stacked pairs of stones, equestrian devices, etc.
Another type of tombstone is manufactured using raised panels of marble or granite. This type of tombstone is more aesthetically appealing than the traditional raised panel tombstone. The raised panel stones are secured in place using steel pins inserted into the earth at the edge of the grave. The inscriptions can be set flush against the rock at an angle, or, if desired, can be placed on a flat surface at an angle. These tombstones are available in various colors, designs, and styles.
tombstone accessories can include tombstone clips and holders. Tombstone clips are a stylish way to decorate your tombstone. Clip types of these markers usually consist of two parts; a thin metal piece with which to mount the tombstone, and a black eyelet which attach to the clip. Black eyelets look like small spikes and are designed to raise money for a worthy cause. Mounting clips may also contain glass compartments where you can store your latest obituary or funeral program.
Finally, there are several types of tombstone announcements available. For instance, the standard type features a simple writing plaque with a raised writing cap and a raised ring of three engraved with Hebrew letters. Another style of offering has two metal offerings secured by stainless steel brackets. A final option is a personalized offering comprised of a combination of materials such as wood, metal, and/or ceramic. Regardless of your personal taste, you are sure to find an offering that will make you proud.