Slant Memorial is like a wedge on the ground. They usually stand typically 16 or so inches above the ground with the vertical back and the polished face sloping at about a 45 degree angle. The slant memorials are always supported by a foundation. And a headstone base can raise the slant marker off the ground as to not hide the lettering from the planting or desirable of a different look.
Slant shape is very popular and is a good compromise between the pillow marker and the tablet & base. The back can be engraved with the family name, poems, photos or other sentiments. Bronze plaques can be attached to the front or back. The inclined inscription surface of slant headstone not only contributes to the prominence of the inscription, but also, unlike the flat or flush marker it sheds the rainfall and nature, which keeps it clean.
Slant type memorial in singularly appropriate in association with a family memorial or as a single or double grave marker.
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Pillow Top Headstones
Cemetery headstones come in many sizes and shapes. But stone shapes is limited by your local cemetery rules. Your cemetery will have guidelines telling you what style of monument may be placed on the grave.
Most cemeteries allow, and even require, flat-with-the-ground markers and pillow top style monuments and headstones. These markers are a nice way to modestly elevate the memorial from the ground.
Pillow style Headstones are a low profile grave marker where the higher back slopes to the lower front. In most cases, the slope is either 8" in the back to 5" in the front or 6" in the back to 4" in the front. On a pillow style monument different areas can be polished, for example:
- top only (Polish 1)
- top, back and front (Polish 3)
- top, back, front and sides (Polish 5)
The areas that are polished on the stone dictate where the lettering or design can be placed.
Pillow top headstones are available in various sizes. The size is best determined when it is known whether one of more persons will be memorialized on the monument. In addition, pillow top grave markers can be installed with or without a granite base.
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Grave Markers for Memorial
Grave Makers on the market come in two varieties – bronze and granite grave markers. Granite Grave Markers are probably the most popular grave markders then bronze grave markers. Granite grave markers are formed from the world’s oldest and strongest natural materials, which has been shaped, polished and decorated into a grave headstones that will certainly last for years. Bronzes grave markers, typically, include bronze plates with a special memorial design and letters that name the deceased as well as the dates of birth and death. These plates are then attached to a granite base and then installed in cemeteries as beautiful grave markers.
Grave markers serve to help families cope with their losses and preserve a person’s memory for generations. Besides the emotional value, grave markers are also important for historians. Grave markers assure that lives can be documented decades, or even centuries, after death. The study construction of grave markers assures that the person being memorialized will be remembered long after the elements have destroyed paper records or technology has made electronic records obsolete.
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