Throughout our survival each and every moment in our life is marked with an association of a thing or place or people. This creates a memory and when the occasion has given us happiness these memories are to be cherished forever by us.
A plaque can be made up of any kind of material such as metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or any other material, stone or other vertical surface. It can bear a text or an image in relief, or both, in loving memory of one or more persons, an event or some other thing. Stone Commemorative Plaques can help you ensure the memories of the loved ones and in this way those special events are kept alive.
Commemorative plaques are heart touching and is an everlasting way to honor the people we loved and care for. Our lives are marked by milestones and transitions happening in that can and do changes in us forever, it is only natural to have a want to remember these joyful events. These plaques can also be used for opening ceremonies of official building, institutions, company, etc. These plaques mark history of an event.
Stone Plaques are hard wearing and can resist standing tough to ever changing weather conditions; these are highly suitable for both interior and exterior memorial usage. Each type of stone has its own attributes apart from his color. The thickness of the stone may be the deciding factor.
There are several kinds of stone plaques and some of them are stated below –
Buff Yorkstone – This is a weather resistant one and is ideal for interior and exterior plaques uses. Sandstone plaques are very strong with superb weathering properties these are also good for exterior and interior plaques.
While choosing plaques look for the material which is really carved fine and which is very close-grained.
Plaques that are weather resistant alone come for a long time. Marble stone is a very hard stone with beautiful light color, perfect for interior and exterior plaques.
Lettering may be painted or unpainted. Unpainted lettering is preferred as it is free from damage. Such plaques can be made in various shapes and sizes or niches. Custom designs of plaques are offered as a service by many plaque suppliers. One can choose from several fonts available and get engraved the images. These stones are available at reasonably low costs and shall still serve the purpose.