the memory of that special person by etching a photo of them in granite and
adding your special text (up to 200 characters). Our granite stones are high quality which is
important for both the etching and durability. Simply send us a photo and we'll
create a beautiful etched memorial stone. The photo is etched into the granite
with precision resulting in a highly detailed graphic.
two top quality materials for your personalized memorial: black granite and
black granite pavers.
1. GRANITE - OUTDOOR AND INDOOR USE:
granite is a premium polished granite that is light black in color and is
1/4" thick. Black granite will withstand extreme climates and does not
2. PAVERS - OUTDOOR USE:
memorial will be walked on, the 2" thick black granite Paver should be
used. Pavers have straight edges. If the memorial is not going to be walked on,
the 1/4" thick granite will work just fine. It is very durable and won't
crack. Black granite will withstand extreme climates and does not "wear
the granite flat in the ground in a shallow indentation (can be set in cement
if needed). Some customers display their memorial at an angle by making a
landscape berm (mound of earth with flowers, ground cover, etc.)
Flat-mount using epoxy obtained from a hardware store. Pavers cannot be
on an easel.
PHOTO & TEXT:
If you do not included at the time of order, please email the
text and photo to [email protected] On
the email's subject line, enter your Order Number. (Example: "Order 1234 -
Photo & Text Attached").
Photo: Select a photo that has a sharp focus. The photo
should be 250 dpi minimum. (If you need help on that, just give us a call.)
There is an extra charge for multiple photos on one memorial. See Photo Tips.
total amount of text, including spaces, should not exceed 200 characters. The
smaller the plaque, the smaller the lettering. For text that is longer than 200
characters, there will be an extra charge.
small images below the main image for examples of memorials. If you like, you
can indicate a style that you like best, but we'd like to use our artistic
skills to custom design it for you. Upon completion, we may add your memorial
draft to our gallery. Please let us know if you prefer not to have
the memorial added.
Please note that the
final granite etching will not look like the photo draft. It is an etching, not a photo. See this
page for an example. Care
instructions are included with the product.
draft is provided, along with a modification to that draft, if needed. After
three drafts, we will contact you to discuss the cost of further modifications.
the text and photo to [email protected] Please include your Order
Number on the subject line so that we can associate your text with your
3. We will
send you a draft for your approval.
you approve the draft, we will ship your order. You'll receive a tracking
number so that you will know the scheduled delivery date.
For other photo memorials, go to Photo