In Support of Healthy Grieving
Memorialization, psychologists say, is an important part of any family’s grieving process. Experts advise that families who have lost a loved-one establish a special place for people to visit throughout their lives to specifically remember their family member’s life. In other words, the experts advise memorialization. This is partly because creating a special place to dedicated to a lost loved one helps honor their life and gives families a place to feel once again connected to them.
Memorialization can take on any number of forms – from establishing a special foundation to dedicating a building to building a website for a person. But the most common form of memorialization is a beautifully landscaped grave marked by a headstone. Memorials.com offers a wide variety of bronze and granite headstones that can certainly satisfy your family’s memorialization needs.
Bronze headstones are perfect for memorialization because they typically include bronze plates with special memorial designs and lettering that name the deceased as well as the dates of birth and death. These plates are then attached to granite bases and installed in cemeteries where they become elegant parts of the memorialization of a loved-one. Granite headstones are great memorialization pieces because they are formed from one of the world’s oldest and strongest natural materials, which has been shaped, polished and chiseled into a memorialization piece that will certainly last for ages. Because these memorials are created to last forever, it allows a loved one’s memory to be in a way, preserved, for all time.
Besides their obvious emotional value, headstones are good for memorialization because they have historical value. Historians of the future will often need to document people’s lives for decades, or even centuries, after death have occurred, and the custom of memorialization assures that they will be able to do this. The sturdy construction of headstones that are usually part of any memorialization assures that people will be remembered for such documentation long after the elements have destroyed paper records or after technology has made electronic records obsolete. In fact, a large portion of our modern history is made up, in large parts, of the information gathered from different types of memorial tributes of ancient times.
All that said, grave markers are just a start when it comes to memorialization. A host of other products are available that will assure your loved-one’s memorialization is as special as it can be. Memorialization urns, for example, come in a wide variety shapes and sizes, one of which will surely capture your family member’s personality for the ages. Memorial statues also make wonderful, meaningful additions to any memorialization garden, and flag cases can be displayed elegantly in almost any room to serve as patriotic memorialization displays for any military veteran.
Whatever your memorialization need, you can surely find something that will make your loved-one’s memorial the most precious, longest lasting available. The memorial industry stands ready to help you deliver your loved one’s memory to future generations and preserve it for your lifetime. That’s because most dealers truly understand that memorialization is an important part of any family’s history and traditions. A memorial product can help assure that a memorialization will preserve your family’s precious memories for the ages.