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What is the Average Cost of a Headstone in the UK?

Headstone costs differ based on size, quality of stone & other factors. The average cost of an upright headstone is between £1000 to £2000. There are ways to help ensure a headstone meets a...

The Ultimate A-to-Z Guide to Funeral Jargon

Organising a funeral is difficult enough without the added frustration and confusion of trying to understand the complicated funeral jargon that is used by funeral homes, cemeteries, memorial...

Why Plastics Aren’t Used to Make Headstones & Memorials

The modern world is surrounded by things that are made from plastics, glass, perspex, and other man-made materials, so you may be wondering if it’s possible to make headstones and other memorials...

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How Does Granite Get its Colour?

How Does Granite Get its Colour?

As arguably the most popular stone material used to make memorials it’s common for people to ask themselves "how does granite get its colour?". One thing that leaves many memorial buyers perplexed as well as amazed is the fact that granite memorials are available in a...

The Ultimate A-to-Z Guide to Funeral Jargon

The Ultimate A-to-Z Guide to Funeral Jargon

Organising a funeral is difficult enough without the added frustration and confusion of trying to understand the complicated funeral jargon that is used by funeral homes, cemeteries, memorial masons, family solicitors, medical experts and the like. From the moment a...

A Guide to Grave Settling

A Guide to Grave Settling

Have you ever wondered why graves sink? Once a funeral is over and a loved one has been laid to rest, attention tends to turn to the headstone - this is natural as you no doubt feel it’s important to honour their life with a meaningful memorial. You may believe that...

Who Can Put a Headstone on a Grave?

Who Can Put a Headstone on a Grave?

There are many things to consider when organising a funeral. Doing so while trying to grieve can make things incredibly difficult and stressful for some, while others appreciate being kept busy and productive during this period with something that occupies their time....

5 of the Oldest Cemeteries in the World

5 of the Oldest Cemeteries in the World

Watch or Listen to this Article's Free Video Audiobook BelowWe can’t know for sure when our ancestors began to intentionally bury the dead, but archaeological findings and the belief of many scholars do take us back some 100,000 years if we want to make an attempt...

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