How to Use Bronze Memorials for Cemetery Marking
Choosing cemetery headstones for your deceased loved one is not an easy thing to do. Many people never think about this until the time has actually come. The following outlines some of the things you should know when choosing bronze memorials that could help you choose the best tribute to your loved one’s memory.
When Choosing a Bronze Memorial:
This entire decision is not an easy one; but, many times the factor of cost is what makes an ultimate decision, unfortunately. In this industry, it is also true that you get what you pay for. Of the many decisions you will have to make is the size of the bronze memorial and how you wish to personalize it. Cemetery headstones can say just about anything, so how you want your loved ones to be remembered is important. Including a small poem that the deceased was partial to or that will sum up their lifetime is a nice addition to cemetery headstones.
Granite is the most popular choice for cemetery headstones; however, bronze markers have a richer look and will last the test of time. Bronze is a very durable material that is cast and then polished. Bronze is also much more expensive than granite, so if you are on a budget, this makes bronze headstones a poor choice. Cemeteries set the requirement when you consider material selection, always check with your cemetery before placing your order.
If you do decide to go with a Bronze headstone, the color choice can be numerous, as there are many available colors; however, you should check with the cemetery to be sure that there are no color restrictions in place.
Most cemeteries regulate the sizes of all headstones placed on grave sites. Always check with your cemetery first before you purchase online. Cemetery regulations always super-cede any rules or regulations you may have heard about on the internet.
The most important aspect of cemetery headstones are their design. There are literally hundreds of different designs to choose from. When choosing a style always send a drawing to the cemetery for their approval prior to shipping your Bronze marker for installation. it is important to keep your deceased loved one’s life in mind.
Bronze markers can be finished with different colors, most cemeteries will approve the basic brown and green finishes. Some may even approve the installation of color photo inserts, logos and floral patterns that are readily available from a custom headstone company such as American Headstone Company.
Shopping through a local company that understands the rules and regulations of each cemetery is vitally important in ensuring that your Bronze marker is completed and delivered without fault. This tribute to your loved one is a lasting tribute that you will cherish years to come. For more information on choosing the correct bronze memorial for your loved one, contact American Headstones at (949) 228-7055 and speak with Josh Rapozo.