Memorial Articles and Resources

Black and white photo of older tombstones with surface damage and engraved inscriptions in graveyard
General
November 11, 2022

How to Choose the Right Engraver for Older Headstones

If you are planning to add a new inscription to an older headstone, you need…
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Silhouette of traditional viking ship and viking warrior with ax at sunset
General
September 10, 2022

Hold the Headstones: Six of History’s Most Unusual Burial Rites

Headstones for graves as we would recognize them today first started appearing in church cemeteries…
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Actor John Belushi posing in black fedora, gray blazer, dress shirt and white tie
General
September 10, 2022

Famous People Buried Without Headstones

Throughout the course of history, the size of a deceased person's memorial was almost always…
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Granite tombstone with cross symbol engraving in soil with surrounding yellow flowers
General
August 17, 2022

General Rules and Regulations for Headstones

Understandably most people don’t spend their life dwelling on the kind of headstones they will…
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Tombstones made in assorted shapes and materials in grassy graveyard beside trees
General
July 23, 2022

Tombstone Shape Options: A Comprehensive Guide

There are lots of different shapes of headstones in Colorado. If you’re currently considering which…
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Granite cross-shaped tombstone outdoors on grassy hillside beneath clouds
General
July 16, 2022

What’s the Meaning Behind the Direction a Tombstone Faces?

You may notice that tombstones in Colorado face east or west. But have you ever…
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Mossy granite headstone beneath cherry tree in graveyard with surrounding tombs.
General
June 27, 2022

Tips to Keep in Mind When Deciding on a Headstone Inscription

A headstone is going to mark the resting place of your loved one for centuries…
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Grave Symbols and Meanings
General
June 13, 2022

Common Gravestone Symbols and The Meaning Behind Them

Graveyards such as Père-Lachaise in Paris, Highgate Cemetery in London or closer to home, Mount…
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