Book Style Memorial Headstones are finely crafted gravestones in the shape of a book.

With ample space for an inscribed tribute to your loved one. Unlike the majority of traditional gravestones, book tombstones are uniquely shaped in the form of an open book. As a result, this contemporary headstone design consists of two open scroll pages with a hand-carved tassel usually carved down the center.

Our book headstones are a contemporary gravestone design, cut and polished from solid granite in the form of an open book. A tapered roof can be added to the book shaped headstones, memorial inscriptions can be engraved to either page of the book along with a variety of ceramic photos for headstones, which complements this particular gravestone design very well.

Bible Shaped Granite Grave Marker
Bible Shaped Granite Marker for Grave

The Book of Life

In general, an open book gravestone symbolizes the book of life. In this book, God holds the names of every person who is destined for Heaven or the world to come. For instance, in revelation, the book of life is described as “a book from which believers will never be removed” (Rev 3:5). So we can take comfort in knowing the salvation of our loved ones is secure and their eternity is with Christ.

Although book tombstones can be used to pay tribute to one individual person, they are generally memorialized for two or more people. For example, a father and mother’s inscription along with a photograph for each parent fits very comfortably on our memorial books. With this in mind, each parent would have their own commemoration on a page. Subsequently, a headstone epitaph or memorial verse for both parents can be inscribed on the sub-base below the book. By comparison, if the gravestone is for a single person then a memorial poem or a gravestone cross can be engraved on the opposite page. Given these points, just let us know what your requirements are and our experienced sales team will help and advise you based on your needs.

Book Headstone Symbolism

Unlike the majority of traditional gravestones, book tombstones are uniquely shaped in the form of an open book. As a result, this contemporary headstone design consists of two open scroll pages with a hand-carved tassel usually carved down the center. By and large, the symbolic meaning of gravestone books can represent many devotions the deceased may have had an affinity for during their lifetime. The following are but just a few examples of career or hobbies departed loved ones may have had an affinity for:

  • Reading or writing
  • Bookseller or publisher
  • Great knowledge of a particular subject
  • Prayer or reading scripture
NameBook Type Memorials Granite Headstones
StyleUpright, Slant, Flat
MaterialGranite or Marble
SurfacePolished, Honed, Flamed, Splitted, Carving and Bush Hammered, etc.
FinishingLettering, Photo Etching, Sculpture, Hand carving, etc.
ServiceCompetitive price, CAD drawing design, Prompt quoting & delivery
Delivery21 days after receiving deposit
Book Type Memorial Headstones Info

Granite Colors of Book Type Memorials

Book Style Monuments Companion headstones for graves we provide come in a large variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. The popular colors of granite upright headstones and markers are red, gray, brown, jet black, and even green.

All of our headstones from the smallest to the largest, including this kind of Open Book Headstones, are produced from high-grade granite and marble materials, such as Shanxi Black Granite, China Black Granite, Baldwin Green, Forest Green, Sand Wave Granite, and other popular marble material comes from some of the finest quarries in China.

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Cemetery Gravestones and Monuments for Sale​

Cemetery Headstones supplies a complete selection of memorial gravestones and monuments, such as slant gravestones, flat markers, upright tombstones, bench-style memorial stone, irregular Boulders, etc.

slant grave marker

Slant Headstones

Slant Grave Markers are also called as slant markers, which come with a slanted polished face and rock pitched edges, serpentine top with a straight back and are installed on a concrete foundation or on a granite base.

red granite child grave marker

Flat Grave Marker

Flat Markers are the simplest and most economical of all memorials. Flat Grave Markers are usually 3-4 inch thickness, rectangle in shape, polished surface with sawn sides, and any desired pattern or artwork can be engraved.

memorial benches

Memorial Benches

Memorial granite benches are available in a wide variety of designs and colors. Cemetery Headstones Company supplies a complete selection of granite memorial benches with affordable price. And laser lettering can be customized.

Heart Shape

Heart Shaped Headstones

Heart shaped headstones can be used to commemorate the loved child, single or double/companion people, and even pets who passed away. Heart shaped monuments are certainly an impressive sight in any cemetery.

Grey Granite Winged Style Monument

Wing Style Monuments

Wing-style Monuments come in a variety of granite colors, finishes and sizes. The wings can be a separate piece, connected by a plinth, bridge, or can be one-piece unit. With etched photograph etched, cross or rose flowers.

cross shaped monuments

Cross Tombstones

A cross is a symbol of faith and eternity. When used on the gravestone it can symbolize love, purity, atonement, and sacrifice. We offer high quality cross shaped headstone, or Celtic cross engraved on memorial headstones.

Samples of Book Type Memorials

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Cemetery Headstones offers the most affordable headstone prices. Our granite infant headstones, teddy bear style tombstones and monuments are uses only top grades of granite from around the world. Production of granite headstones and gravestones is done in our monument factory using state-of-the art equipment.

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