Gravestone Store Servicing All of NJ
Gravestones, usually called headstones or tombstones, are a permanent memorial to our deceased loved ones. They act as a marker for the dead’s ultimate resting place and give family and friends a means to pay tribute to and remember their loved ones.
Monroe Monuments knows the significance of selecting the ideal grave marker for your loved one. We have a large selection of gravestones in many styles, materials, and designs to meet your needs. We are available to assist you over the phone, virtually and in-person at any of our North-Jersey showrooms!
Selecting the Proper Gravestone
There are several things to think about when selecting a gravestone. The stuff comes first. Granite, marble, bronze, and limestone are just a few materials used to create monuments. Each material has distinct qualities and benefits of its own. For instance, marble has a timeless and exquisite aesthetic, whereas granite is strong and long-lasting.
Another crucial factor is the gravestone’s design. Markers can be plain and unassuming or intricate and extravagant. They may have engravings of words, pictures, or symbols of particular significance to the deceased person’s family. At Monroe Monuments, we provide a variety of design choices to assist you in creating a gravestone for your loved one that is genuinely unique.
Making Your Gravestone Your Own
A gravestone that is truly unique and symbolic of the life of your loved one can be made personal. Text, pictures, or symbols that have been etched can be used to do this. Your loved one’s name, birth, death dates, and a sentimental remark or statement that is meaningful to you and your family can all be included.
With the help of our many customizing options, you can design a truly one-of-a-kind gravestone for your loved one at Monroe Monuments. Our expert artisans can use cutting-edge technology to precisely and accurately engrave words or images onto the monument.
A Lasting Memorial
It can be a complex and emotional process to lose a loved one. Choosing an appropriate gravestone to pay tribute to their memory and keep them close can be overwhelming. Luckily, Monroe Monuments is here to help. We understand the significance of this decision and are committed to providing personalized and empathetic support throughout the process. our selection of gravestones, services and support staff are available to help you throughout all of New Jersey, and we strive to help you create a meaningful and lasting tribute that reflects the life and legacy of your loved one. Let us assist you in this important task during this difficult time.
Common Colors Available for Gravestones We Offer
Gray and black are two popular and typical color options for gravestones provided by vendors like Monroe Monuments since these colors are ageless and neutral. However, additional hues like pink, green, blue, and brown are also offered and can give the gravestone a unique and personalized touch. Ultimately, choosing a color is a personal choice that may be influenced by things like the family’s preferences, the gravestone’s design, and the material utilized.
Shapes & Types of Unique Gravestones
Gravestones come in various designs, from plain and understated to intricate and extravagant. Obelisks, slanting headstones, flat markers that rest at lawn level, upright headstones, and more are popular designs. Our extensive selection of gravestone designs allows you to choose the ideal style to remember your loved one at Monroe Monuments. The method of the gravestone can be altered to reflect the deceased’s character and life, and engravings with sentimental value for the family may be added.
Typical Gravestone Sizes We Work With
When choosing a gravestone, size is an essential factor to consider. The size of a headstone can vary depending on the type of burial. For those with a single grave, the most commonly used dimensions for monuments are 24 by 12 inches, 28 by 16 inches, or 18 by 24 inches. These sizes provide ample space for the name, birth, death dates, and any other inscription the family may include.
Headstones with dimensions of 36 x 18 inches or 44 x 14 inches are often used for companion graves. These larger sizes allow for the names of both individuals to be included and any other inscriptions or designs. Please keep in mind that these sizes are not fixed and can be adjusted to meet the individual requirements and preferences of the family.
Popular, Durable & Exquisite Gravestone Materials We Craft
Granite, marble, bronze, and limestone are just a few materials used to create gravestones. Each material has distinct qualities and benefits of its own. For instance, marble has a timeless and exquisite aesthetic, whereas granite is strong and long-lasting. To help you discover the ideal gravestone to remember your loved one, Monroe Monuments offers various materials.
Customizing a Gravestone As You See Fit
Gravestones can be engraved in many ways to create an extraordinary and unique memorial for your loved one. The gravestone’s material, color, size, style, and any carved writing, pictures, or symbols are examples of frequent personalization possibilities.
With the help of our design team and abundance of customization choices, you will be pleased with our entire process. Our expert artisans can use cutting-edge technology to precisely and accurately engrave words or images onto the headstone. Whatever you are looking to do, we have decades of experience working hands-on with the local community and providing design support. You can count on us!
Contact Us About Previewing or Purchasing a Gravestone Today
Choosing, customizing and purchasing a gravestone can absolutely become a headache if you are dealing with the wrong people. Our goal has always been to craft a timeless beautiful story out of what you tell us and create a monument fitting of that person once in your life.
If you have any questions, concerns, want a quote or would like to schedule a tour/meeting at our showroom; feel free to get in touch with Monroe Monuments today. We proudly carry a large selection of exquisite gravestones and love working with people all over New Jersey.