Last Dates Engraving with American Headstones

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Last Dates Engraving Headstones for companion graves may require a second persons information or last dates engraving on an existing stone or monument. This information may be name, dates, words of endearment or a complete new design for the second person. Also you may want to add a porcelain cameo of that person at this […]

Litho Chrome Ink Used for Engraved Letters

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Litho Chrome Inks for Lasting Endurance in Granite Engravings Headstones have always used tried and tested litho chrome ink for lasting endurance in granite engravings when installed in open air environments. They have stood up to the test for many years before they start to degrade and flake off. Until recently these Inks sold in […]

Bronze Castings and Bronze Cemetery Products

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Bronze Niche Markers and Bronze Cemetery Products Bronze cemetery niche plates, date scrolls and ground grave markers are products that American Headstones Company sells and designs. For Bronze niche markers you must check with your cemetery for rules and regulations for your specific grave location. We are a custom design company that will work with […]

Supplying Pure Porcelain Blanks for Headstones

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Pure Porcelain Cameo Blanks American Headstones Company is the leader in supplying pure porcelain blanks used for firing photos that’s placed on monuments and headstones. These porcelain blanks are the standard in industry. Fired in a kiln and defect free of pits and voids on the surface. This ensures a flat glossy finish for the […]

Innovative Designs for Granite Headstones

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High Quality Granite Headstones Granite Headstones have evolved over the last 10 years with innovative designs, mainly due to the North American Monument Builders Association efforts in educating and promoting business ideas. Almost all suppliers today use high quality granite from overseas suppliers. These flat granite blocks are precision cut to size and surfaces are […]

Granite Markers and Specifications for Los Angeles Cemeteries

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Specifications for Granite and Bronze Markers American Headstones Company started in the Los Angeles area in 1997. We have worked with families that have buried loved ones in Los Angeles cemeteries such as Little Lake, Rose Hills, Artesia, Holy cross, Mt. Sinai and many other cemeteries thru out the County. All cemeteries require specifications for […]

Trade Agreements and the Financial Impact to the Headstone Industry

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Trump Trade Agreements and the Financial Impact to the Headstone Industry With the recent Trade agreements being changed by the Trump Administration we will all be hugely impacted from foreign suppliers when importing granite monuments and granite headstones. Most American manufacturers purchase these granite blocks from China. China has exceptional quality and color choices for […]

How to Refresh your Laser Etched Granite Headstone

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Care and cleaning of laser photographs and laser art on headstones and monuments is quite easily accomplished with a little elbow grease. The granite marker must first be washed and cleaned using a mild detergent and lots of clean water. Use a soft bristle brush to get out all the mud and dirt that has […]

How to Clean Porcelain Photographs on Headstones

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Families often call wanting to know what to do about their loved ones porcelain picture that faded over the years. In most cases the photo did not fade but a nasty buildup of hard water and calcium film has covered both the porcelain photograph and the granite marker. This due to the water that has […]

Flat Headstone Cemetery Requirements in Los Angeles

Los Angeles City has many cemeteries, these cemeteries all have special requirements for marking graves with flat granite markers or sometimes called a flat headstone. Always call your cemetery for headstone size requirements when marking your loved ones final resting place. Granite headstones are the most common and best prices with lasting durability. We at […]