There are 8 standard shapes that you can choose from. These are most common and are also most likely to be meet your cemetery regulations. Be mindful that some cemeteries only allow specific shapes and sizes for their markers. If unique and custom is what you are looking for than let us know. Nothing is inconceivable when it comes to monument artistry.
Many upright monuments give you the option to have chiseled or polished sides. This graphic shows how the number of sides correlates with the actual stone.
If you choose the slant or monument style stone, the top can be cut in different unique varieties that are available for customization, Which one do you like?
Choosing a granite color.
There are many types of granite monument colors available for whatever your preference may be. Some of these colors are quarried in exotic places around the world and some are right here in the good ol’ United States! At Patten’s we find the highest quality granite for the best price. Lets take a look at the common colors available and where they are quarried. It is important to understand that certain designs can only be done on particular colors. Pin etchings, laser etchings, and hand artistry shows up best on Jet Black or Gem Myst granite. All other line art and sandblasted designs can be done on any color.
- In Panel
- Axed Outline
- In Polish
Customizing Your Stone
Coming up with a unique design can be difficult, especially in a time of loss. With over 100 years of experience in the monument industry we make the process simple and easy. Let us come along side and guide you through designing a memorial that will become a lasting legacy for you or your loved one. Virtually any design is “possible” so lets explore some options!