Yes. Most cemeteries allow a photograph to be etched directly on the memorial. Some cemeteries allow a black granite insert or a colored ceramic photo insert on a memorial. Many families like to put a special photo such as a wedding or anniversary photo on their memorial. It is best to consult American Monument & Granite regarding the policies of your particular cemetery for policies on photographs on your memorial.
Many families like to visit their loved one’s granite memorial regularly to leave flowers and pay their respects. Over the years your loved one’s granite memorials will start to look less like it did when you first purchased the memorial. This happens because, your loved one’s granite memorial will sit outside in the elements. The […]
Yes, your memorial is covered by American Monument and Granite Company’s Full Perpetual Warranty. At American Monument we offer a certificate of full perpetual warranty on all memorials purchased with us. The perpetual warranty certifies that your memorial was manufactured using the finest quality granite and workmanship. Our warranty guarantees the granite used is free […]
THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF MONUMENT BUILDERS OF NORTH AMERICAJuly, 2001 Volume 58, No. 7Granite as a monumental stoneThe U.S. Bureau of Mines does not classify all granites suitable for monumental stone. According to the Bureau’s standards for class 1 granites, they must:Meet exacting requirements, such as uniform texture and colorFreedom from flawsSuitable for polishing and […]