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Materials Used In Making
Deciding on the most suitable
headstones Auckland options can be
a daunting task since you will have
to ask yourself, and seek answers to
many questions such as where do
you start? How much will it cost? Is
it something the deceased would
have chosen if they were alive? Is
the design or size allowed at the
cemetery? However, you can easily
make that choice if you know the
various materials used in making
The reason why material is an
important factor to consider is that it
determines the durability, cost,
beauty, versatility and the cost of the
The white marble is a good choice for those
who want bright material. Modern white
marble headstones feature grey and blue
textures which have vein like appearance.
Almost always the material features finely
rubbed finish in order to ensure it looks and
feels smooth. Although it is stylish, this
material may not be ideal choice of
headstones nz since it may not be permitted
in some churchyards. It is also highly fragile
and may seriously fade or get damaged if
erected in damp areas.
There are two types of limestone
namely nabresina and Portland. The
first type (nabresina is not as durable as
granite and the white marble. Portland
on the other hand is a classic material
and needs capital letters and deep cuts
for the inscriptions to be legible.
This is becoming a popular choice
because it is a highly resilient material.
It naturally gets darker over time but
needs some bit of work in order to
remain at its ideal condition. In terms of
cost, it is costlier than granite.
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