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Granite Colors for Monuments

There are a multitude of granite colors which can be used for monuments, headstones, and memorials. Some of the most common granite colors used to design a monument include Sterling Gray, Morning Rose, and India Black. We source these color stones and a large variety of other granite colors from across the globe. A list of our extended granite colors for monuments include: Academy Black, American Black, Bahama Blue, Barre Gray, Black Ultimate, Blue Pearl, Canadian Mahogany, Colonial Rose, Dakota Mahogany, Dark Impala Black, Ebony Mist, Flash Black, Grey, India Black, India Red, Mahogany, Morning Rose, Mountain Red, Paradiso, Rainbow, Royal Emerald Green, Salisbury Pink, Silver Cloud, St. Cloud Gray, Sterling Gray, and Sunset Red. These stones are quarried in...

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Designing a monument

It’s important to commemorate the life of a loved one. When designing and buying a monument or memorial, we can help you through the design process. The monument design process at sterlingmonument.com is simple. You’ll choose your monument style, shape, size, color, design, and text. We will manufacture the monument and ship it to you. Designing a monument and purchasing a monument are personal things, so we are ready to help. When choosing a monument style, you’ll select either single or companion. A single monument is for one person, while a companion is for two people. After this, you’ll select which primary monument shape you would like. This could include a flat, bevel, slant, upright, or laser flat. A flat...

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USA Today - Sterling Monument donates markers for forgotten Babyland cemetery

USA Today wrote an article covering Sterling Monument's donation of markers to Babyland cemetery. We wanted to help commemorate the lives of those who had been forgotten. You can read the full article which was printed in the national newspaper via USA Today here: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/11/21/forgotten-graves-texas-cemeterys-babyland-get-proper-markers/94235044/  

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Monument Types and Styles

We know it’s important to commemorate and celebrate the life of a loved one. There are a wide variety of monuments and memorials available. For those not in the industry, this article will make you familiar with the basics of a monument. Monuments are made of granite because of the strength and longevity of granite. A monument can be created in a wide variety of types, styles, shapes, and colors, with an infinite variety of design. The main monument types you’ll find are flats, bevels, slants, and uprights. A flat monument lies flat on the ground. A bevel also lies flat on the ground, but is slightly raised from the back of the monument. A slant and an upright both...

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