Basic Personal Memorial Designs … Personal Memorial Information Booklet Bench Memorials … • Granite bench memorials are a newer headstone option that are gaining popularity as a place to sit and reflect. • Benches can have a single pedestal or be supported by two legs underneath. • The available space for engraving is dependent on which style is chosen. Custom Bench India Black (Pictured) Bell Leg Bench Imperial Gray (Pictured) Rustic Bench Canadian Mahogany (Pictured) Flush Memorials … • A flush memorial typically lies flat in the ground and is level with the grass. • In some cases a flush memorial can be made to sit on top of a foundation. • Flush memorials can be made of either granite or bronze. Bronze Flush Memorial with Foundation Granite Flush Memorial without Foundation Imperial Pink with polished bevel (pictured) Granite Flush Memorial with Foundation Dakota Mahogany Granite (Pictured) Single Granite Flush Memorial without Foundation Southern Grey Granite (Pictured) Bevel Memorials … • A granite bevel memorial is similar to a flush memorial, but has a gentle slope from back to front. Bevel memorials are set above the ground on a foundation. Bevel Memorial with Foundation Dakota Mahogany Granite (Pictured) Bevel Memorial with Foundation Dakota Mahogany Granite (Side view Pictured) Slant Memorials … • A granite slant memorial is also above ground, like a bevel memorial. • Slant memorials differ from both a flush and bevel memorials in two respects: – First and foremost, it’s larger, which affords more room for engraving and personalization. – Second, slant memorials have a back that can be used for additional engraving such as children’s names, verses or sayings. • Slant memorials can also be placed on bases to elevate them from the ground. Slant Memorial with Foundation American Black Granite (Pictured) Slant Memorial with Foundation American Black Granite (Side view Pictured) Upright Memorials … • A granite upright memorial is built of two pieces, respectively called a tablet and a base. • Being the largest relative to flush, bevel, or slant memorials, they offer the most space for engraving and personalization. • There are almost no limits on the size, shape, and design for upright headstones. Upright Memorial with Base & Foundation India Black Granite (Pictured) Upright Memorial with Base & Foundation Sentinel Red Granite (Pictured) Visit our Personal Memorial Designs Gallery for more examples of our work.