At Design Monuments Company, we offer many different types of cemetery monuments for your loved one. Monuments are a great way to remember someone’s life by giving them the honor they deserve. Listed below are the different types of cemetery monuments that we offer:
- Uprights– Placed on a granite base and then are set on a concrete foundation. They can vary greatly in shape and size. We offer single upright headstones and double uprights headstones. Single uprights are usually taller while double uprights are usually wider and less tall. tend to be wider than they are tall. Different cemeteries may regulate the size, shape, and colors of uprights.
- Flat/Flush– These types of monuments lay flush with the ground. They are set on a concrete foundation several inches below the surface of the ground. You may choose a variety of colors, sizes, designs, and custom options for this type of monument
- Bevel/Pillow– These types of monuments are similar to flat memorials but have a slightly slanted front. They often sit on a granite base and have a higher back end. There are endless varieties of shapes, sizes, and designs.
- Slants– There are two types of slanted monuments: “nosing” and “full face” slants. The “nosing” slants have about a two inch flat area on the front that may be polished or rock-pitched texture. “Nosing” slants can be set on a foundation or also on a granite base. “Full-faced” slants do not include a nosing on the front. “Full-faced” slants must be put on a foundation and a base. Both types can be designed in a variety of different ways.
- Bronze Memorial Markers– Please click here to learn more.
- Children & Infants– All of the monuments listed above can be customized for a child or an infant. We offer many different types of designs that are meant just for children & infants. Experiencing this situation can be extremely difficult, but our trained staff will comfort you and help you make the best decision possible.
Design Monuments Company offers many different varieties of cremation memorials, for both humans and pets. The amount of possibilities are endless when it comes to design, style, and color. All of the cremation memorial types listed below are available for both humans and pets, which include:
- Columbarium Niche– This type of cremation memorial is a wall containing niches to hold urns that are usually within a public or private mausoleum. The niches that are available to hold cremation urns have a variety of different fronts to select from including, glass, bronze, granite, or marble. Columbarium’s may contain room for single, double, or multiple spaces for urns.
- Urn Gardens– These are areas designated with a cemetery or a memorial park that is designed for the internment of just cremated remains. They can include both ground and in-ground interments, while some offer spaces to add a customized memorial marker or headstone. Different cemeteries and memorial parks offer different kinds of urn gardens. One of our representatives will provide you with the proper information of each cemetery’s or memorial park’s urn gardens.
- Family Cemetery Plots– If you own a cemetery plot, you may choose to inter a cremation urn in the ground. If you do not wish to be interred in the ground, we offer customized memorials to house the cremation urn above ground on the cemetery plot. Some cemeteries require the use of a vault to house the urn as well. One of our representatives will provide you with the proper information for the cemetery of your choice.
- Cremation Urns– These are used to hold cremated remains of a loved one. They come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. They come in many forms or wood or metal and can be customized in any way possible, including engraving or pictures placed on them.
- Keepsake Urns– These are smaller versions of cremation urns that hold a small amount of cremated remains. They are most often used to divide the cremated remains of a loved one to different members of the family. They come in many different styles and designs.
- Keepsake Jewelry– These are also designed to hold smaller portions of cremated remains of a loved one. They come in many different styles and designs.
- Memorial Glass Sculptures– A portion of the cremated remains of a loved one are permanently embedded in these glass sculptures. They come in many different styles and designs.
- Memorial Tablets– A portion of the cremated remains of a loved one are permanently embedded in a granite-like material that may be used in cemeteries, memorial parks, churches, or placed in the ground. They come in many different styles and designs.
At Design Monuments Company, we offer personalized granite memorial benches that ensure that your loved one is remembered in the most memorable way possible. They are made from the finest granite that we offer and come in a variety of styles, designs, and colors. One of the main uses for this product is to be placed as an addition to a cemetery gravesite. They can be used as an alternative to a traditional monument to add a more peaceful atmosphere to your loved ones grave. Another personalized service for the gravesite that this product offers is the ability to include a niche for cremated remains of a loved one.
- We also can design customized granite benches for other uses besides the use in a cemetery, including benches for parks, businesses, gardens, homes, etc.
- All types of granite benches that we offer can be personalized with any lettering, image, design, and color.
As animals lovers, we understand the joy that our beloved friends bring to us. At Design Monuments Company, we offer personalized pet monuments. Our personalized carved pet monuments are a tremendous way to remember the lives of your fury friends. Everyone of them deserve the highest quality monuments that our company provides. The feeling of sorrow is immense when their passing comes. Our personalized monuments, not only provide a way to remember your beloved friends by, but also help you feel a sense of closure and healing.
We offer many different forms of personalized monuments for all types of animals including dogs, cats, birds, or any other special animal. These monuments can be designed any way that best captures the identity of your beloved friend. You may choose between many forms of monuments including, grave markers, headstones, personalized memorial garden stones, plus many more. Whichever one you choose we are sure that it will be a special reminder of the love, joy, and gratitude you and your beloved friend shared. Our personalized pet monuments also make unique and touching gifts for others that have suffered pet loss.
Below are just some of the endless possibilities that you may choose for the monument of your beloved friend. Please click on the image to enlarge it. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any one of our three showroom locations and one of our representatives will be happy to answer your question.
We also provide individual pet cremation and burial services.
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