Preserve the Memories of Your Loved Ones
The long lasting effort that we can show to our loved ones when they depart is a memorial for them. From a simple headstone with a simple message to an elaborate kerb set with intricate and beautiful designs, could be our show of love and appreciation for our departed loved ones.
Usually, there is the classic lawn memorial that we build for a lost loved one, and there is also the kerb set memorial. With a kerb set, you are offered a stone border around the plot for burial. Stone chippings that are available in several colors can be filled on the center area or filled up with earth.
Religious restrictions in the past discouraged cremation, however today, these have relaxed considerably and many people are now opting for cremation. The fact is many people dislike the idea of their body to slowly rot beneath the earth, thus making cremation a fast and easy way to get rid of the physical body. It is a fact that many people do prefer to leave this worldly existence in a simpler way, and with cremation, the funeral proceedings are actually much simpler.
There is a problem though that cremation would pose a problem when you want visit a loved one, as compared to visiting a grave and offering flowers there for example. This concern is solved today since many memorials are now available for bodies that are cremated. Cremation plots are available for those who choose to bury the remains, although there are also others who would opt to scatter the remains. These cremation plots are less costly than a burial ground and takes much lesser area, and it answers the place of where you will visit your loved one. .
You have now options to commemorate your lost loved ones, from cremation headstones, to plaques and kerb sets. Headstones are usually made of granite and there are several colors and shapes of it from rectangular to heart shaped. If you want a unique shape, you can have it done, and add some motifs and beautiful images printed on it with your personal message. Your concern on where to put your flowers is solved since there are headstones with flower holder on it.
With cremation kerb sets, there are several choices too that look very pretty and not as big as used on burial grounds. With cremation plaques, these can be elaborately done or simple, depending on how you want it to be. We must show respect to people’s own choices, and whatever it is, it should not get in the way on how and in what manner we want to build a memorial for our lost loved ones.