Stone selection is one of the first steps in the memorial design. Sandstone, Marble, and Granite can be used. Granite is the most popular and most recommended due to its durability, strength and low water absorption. Below are samples of the typical granites that can be selected.
Stone is a natural product and subject to variations in colour and structure. Good stone selection and quality control systems will ensure memorials are free from other defects like chips and imperfections. Colour enhancers, sealants, and chemicals should not be used on the memorials.
Stone can come in many different finishes these include: