Gravestone Symbols- Meaning and Inspiration | Blog | Stoneletters

This is an amazing and beautifully detailed post from Stoneletters.com.  Please follow the link to see the whole post.

Lettering is only a small part of a gravestone design. Almost all of my headstones incorporate a small carving of a symbol or motif. Choosing a symbol is often difficult and may be inspired by something your loved one was passionate about or simply an image from nature. Here are some symbols from my headstones which I hope will inspire you.

Source: Gravestone Symbols- Meaning and Inspiration | Blog | Stoneletters

About Loren Rhoads

I'm the author of The Dangerous Type, Kill By Numbers, and No More Heroes. I am also the co-author (with Brian Thomas) of the novel Lost Angels and the author of the essay collection Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel. In addition to blogging at CemeteryTravel.com, I blog about my morbid life at lorenrhoads.com.
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One Response to Gravestone Symbols- Meaning and Inspiration | Blog | Stoneletters

  1. Fascinating! I will be looking for symbols from now own. A friend lost a grandson and they used the theatre masks of comedy and tragedy for the stone as he was active in theatre.

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