Choosing a Grave Marker – Family Reading

Consider the look and appearance of the marker. There are many kinds of marker, from flat markers to large monuments. Consider the material of the marker, such as marble, granite or bronze.

Third, consider the size and placement of the marker. Based on the cemetery you are in and the site of the grave there may be a variety of possibilities for the dimensions and placement of the marker. The first thing to think about is whether the marker is aligned with the ground or raised.

Fourth, think about the engravings and inscriptions that are on the stone. You can add the person’s name, their birth or dates of death as well the significance of any symbols and phrases.

And lastly, take into consideration your budget. Costs for markers may vary widely depending on the design, material, and size. To determine which option is best for you, get estimates from a variety of vendors.

It can be difficult to choose a memorial for a loved one. But, here are just a few factors which will assist you in making an informed decision.