kind of monument; flat marker, bevel marker, regular upright
monument, custom monument (square, curved sides or top,
round, heart, double heart, traditional, custom; almost any
shape imaginable... )
See our products page for examples
appropriate length and width for the
amount and type of engraving desired, also must meet plot
and cemetery size regulations, if any. The standard width
"thickness" is 6 inches; length and height are usually a
matter of preference
color does not affect durability of
monumental grade granite, but darker colors tend to provide
more contrast for lettering, with the dark, finer grained
granites being best for detailed etchings.
polished front and back. The sides may be
of natural rock or polished sides. Finish should be
according to personal taste or preference; it has no affect
on the quality or durability of the granite.
arrangement of lettering and designs on
the monument. We provide a computer scaled layout for you
to see and approve. (Portage Memorials includes this work
at no extra charge)
highly detailed design work such as
photo-reproductions or original drawings attached to or
etched directly on the polished granite. This can be done
by hand or laser etchings.
ACCESSORIES TO PERSONALIZE;
you may add a memorial photo, etchings of
their farm, car or per, cast bronze accents, vases, etc.