Blog

What’s The Difference Between a Gravestone and a Headstone?

Gravestone and a Headstone If you’ve ever visited a cemetery, we’re sure you may have noticed the different types of stones that mark graves; some are more ornate than others. Essentially, a gravestone is placed at the head of the grave, and a headstone is placed at the foot of the grave. Gravestones are usually […]

Coping With Grief During The Holidays

Coping With Grief During The Holidays The holiday season can be difficult for those who’ve experienced a recent loss. Watching other people celebrate can also induce overwhelming and extremely bittersweet emotions that can be challenging to manage alone.  Though many of us may have experienced extreme grief at some point in our life, the process […]

How To Practice Self-Care While Grieving

How To Practice Self-Care While Grieving Grieving is not a linear process. Some days might fly by without a worry in the world, and others may drag on, feeling as if the pain is growing by the hour. While your emotions are in flux, it can be hard to navigate through them.  At Monuments of […]

Maintaining Your Loved One’s Granite Monument

Granite Monument Cleaning Tips Caring for and cleaning a headstone monument might seem like an easy task, but there’s much more that goes into their proper upkeep. Most family members take pride in caring for their loved one’s headstone, so by following a maintenance schedule while implementing these tips, you can ensure a long life […]

Everything You Need To Know About Holding a Vigil

What Is a Vigil Vigils are often held in remembrance of someone who has died and also serves to offer spiritual and religious relief during their passing. Essentially the gathering together of friends and family members helps unite everyone that has been affected by sudden death or tragedy. A candlelight vigil can be understood as […]

How to Check on a Grieving Loved One

How to Check on Someone Who’s Grieving We all know emotions are running high after a loved one has passed away. Sometimes though you may not be directly affected by the death of a loved one, you can be close to who it does affect and not want to be a burden. Chances are, the […]

Honoring a Loved One With Memorial Gifts

Honoring a Loved One With Memorial Gifts No matter the situation, it’s impossible to prepare for the loss of a loved one. The creation of a gift to remember them by or commemorate their life can help everyone affected by the loss cope a little better with the grief. Homemade or professionally done, these gifts […]

Spring Funeral Etiquette Tips You Should Know

Spring Funeral Etiquette Tips You Should Know Ben Franklin once said, “Death, along with taxes, is the only certain thing in life.” In life, death and funerals are inevitable and knowing how to act before and during a funeral as well as thinking about what you say before you say it are all vital tips […]

What To Write In a Eulogy

What To Write In a Eulogy When a loved one passes away, this can be an extremely difficult time for each person involved. They say that the funeral of a loved one, whether they are to be buried or cremated, is one of the most important elements of the service as it helps the family […]

Understanding The 5 Stages of Grief

Understanding The 5 Stages of Grief Mourning is a completely normal yet unique experience everyone will encounter during some portion of their life. Grief is a large emotion to encompass, so experts have broken it down to 5 different stages an individual will experience as the emotion is initially felt and continues to occur. These […]

It’s our mission to provide unique, custom products of an extremely high quality memorializing the life of someone precious to the customer.

Our Hours

  • Weekdays
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday
    By Appointment
  • Sunday
    Closed

Newsletter

Stay updated with recent news. We promise not to spam!

Contacts

Monuments of Victoria