The funeral stele is a piece that is part of a funerary monument, such as a tombstone. It lets you honor the memory of the deceased and write stone inscriptions, their name, date of birth, date of death, and any desired symbol. It’s a historical object. Discover what exactly a stele is, the different types of stone funeral steles, and how to choose the right one.
With over a hundred years of experience, our expert company in the manufacture of funeral monuments in Canada also takes care of your custom steles according to your cultural context. Whatever material or shape you want for your stele, we create the ideal commemorative stele that meets your expectations.
We offer two types of funerary steles:
First of all, the rectangular funeral stele model is the traditional stele. This is the simplest and most common shape in cemeteries.
It is also possible to create steles in varied shapes that are more original: crosses, columns, stars, tulips, etc. In addition to creating your stele, we offer a refurbishment service for your old stele.
The choice of a stele for a funeral monument depends on several criteria like funerary slab:
The materials generally used are marble, granite, or stone. However, you can find steles made from metal or other materials.
The shape of the stele depends on the personality of the deceased and the tribute that you wish to pay to them.
The price of your stele will vary according to the dimensions, color, and material used.
Finally, don’t forget that each cemetery has different rules regarding funeral monuments, including steles. Make sure that you are familiar with the rights restrictions.
We also offer chinese steles and ancient steles for your cultural history.
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