Ideas To Customize A Memorial Headstone 


A headstone does not just mark the final resting place of your loved one, but also honors them and keeps their memories alive. So, everyone tries to make sure that the headstone they choose for their loved one is unique and reflects the personality of the departed soul as well as the bond they share. […]

What Type Of Headstone Lasts The Longest?


When choosing a headstone for a loved one, we often focus a lot on the aesthetics as it commemorates the life and memories of the departed soul. We want the headstone to look beautiful and have the right inscriptions. However, it is equally important to have longevity in mind. Not all headstones are equally durable. […]

How to Choose the Pet Grave Marker for Your Pet?

Pet Grave Marker

The few years that our pets spend with us are so full of love and selfless care that when they bid their final farewell, they leave a huge void behind. It is never easy to experience the loss of a pet. However, by memorializing your beloved friend with a pet grave marker, you can get […]

How To Clean A Headstone and Make it Look Great!

Clean a headstone

Headstones are the last memorials of your loved ones that we want to preserve forever. Over the years, exposure to elements can cause headstones to deteriorate. Fallen leaves, foliage growth, bird droppings, tree sap and many other things can affect the condition of the headstone. Here are some tips to clean a headstone without damaging […]

Do you put a Maiden Name on a Headstone?

A common question when designing a headstone is whether to include the maiden name or not. There are no particular rules about this; most cemeteries require the first and last name but do not have any restrictions on the maiden name. Here at Bottinelli’s Monuments we don’t get many requests to include maiden names. It […]