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.
Aside from the common lawn memorial, others would have a kerb set memorial built for their lost loved ones. 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.
Generally, cremation was discouraged in most religions in the past, but today, these religious restrictions have considerably relaxed and people are now opting for cremation. The idea of a body slowly rotting beneath the earth is an idea disliked nowadays by many people, and so to get rid of the empty body, they find cremation as the answer. 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. In answer to this problem, there are many memorials today for cremated bodies. Some people may opt scattering their remains, but others would still bury the remains in cremation plots. These cremation plots answer the concern of a place where to visit your loved one, and these plots take a much lesser space and are less expensive than a burial ground. .
Among your choices today to commemorate your lost love ones are cremation headstones, kerb sets and plaques. 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. A flower holder is another option available for headstones.
Kerb sets for cremation are also available with several choices, and these are pretty and not as big as those used on burial grounds. Plaques are also available in various shapes as you want it to be. Personal choices are to be respected, but whatever it is, it should not come in the way on how we build a memorial for our lost loved ones.