We know how important an inscription is to help in creating the perfect memory, and here at Memorials of Distinction we have experience of providing assistance to those seeking the perfect statement to remember their loved ones by. Whilst we will happily provide you with any support you may need with your inscription, you can, of course, provide us with your own original message to inscribe onto the memorial stone, in order to keep it personal to you and your loved one.
This depends greatly on the style of memorial you have chosen. We have a minimum size of lettering which we adhere to but all our designs allow enough room for names, dates and a short verse at the minimum. If you have a lot of text you wish to add to a small/cremation memorial then we would advise you avoid heart-shaped headstones and large sandblasted designs. Adding a freestanding block vase to your memorial can be a handy way of adding more inscription space.
A marker is usually a wooden cross or stick with a name or grave number on it, which is placed at the site of a grave after burial. After about a year, when the ground has settled, a headstone or kerb set can be installed on the grave. These will be made from stone, are decorative and are a more permanent fixture to commemorate your loved one.
Standard overall height for most memorials are 2ft 6″ or 3ft but we can customise our designs to whatever size or material you need, subject to availability and approval by the cemetery. The prices in our Value Memorial range are just for the sizes/materials shown but contact us for a quote if you need slightly different.
Many thanks for completing our order so swiftly. I visited the cemetery yesterday and I was so pleased. It is a very special memorial to my parents and looked exactly as I wanted. Thanks again.
Jeanette S. Sent by post: 01/07/2019
I have been sent a photo of my son/husbands headstone that has been put on earlier today. I would just like to say thank you so much. It is more beautiful than I expected and we are so pleased with it. Everyone has been so helpful and professional. Thank you so much.
Kim W. Sent by email: 09/10/2019
I have been to the Cemetery to have a look and it is fabulous. A job well done. Thank you very much.
Robert F. Sent by email: 18/11/2019
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