Upright Headstones

Upright headstones provide the most comprehensive memorial design choice. Upright monuments are referred to a set of a minimum 2 pieces- The tall and standing upright monument is called a Die and a low lying flat granite is called a base. Usually an upright gravestone is set to stand upright on a concrete foundation. Common type of upright tombstones are serpentine top shape with all side polished sides. Unique memorials like heart shape can be created by choosing special cut designs.


Upright headstones provide a space for lettering the names and dates and the front and mounting memorial plaques like bronze veteran markers on the back. Most cemeteries regulate the size, finish, color and sometimes design engraved on the monument.


Usually single headstones are 20 to 36 inches long and 20 to 48 inches tall. Double headstones are 24 to 60 inches long and 20 to 36 inches tall. 8" and 6" thick monuments are recommended, however 4" thick can be used for smaller sizes. 10" and 12" thick monuments are also used in some areas.


Other Names: Headstone Monuments, Upright memorials, Monuments

18"x6"x20" Rose Granite Upright Headstones
18"x6"x24" Blue Granite Upright Headstones
20"x6"x20" Rose Granite Upright Headstones
20"x6"x20" Rose Granite Upright Headstones
20"x6"x24" Blue Granite Upright Headstones