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Engraving :

Sales :

​Death date lettering engraved

Design engraved on 20 unit columbarium

cremation niche panel engraving

Potomac Memorials makes every effort to match the existing font, letter height and spacing on your granite or marble memorial. Because we specialize in this service, we take great pride in our work with attention to detail.

​Deer design engraved

in cemetery headstone engraving

Cremation Niche panel engraving

​In Cemetery Granite & Marble Memorial Engraving or Inscriptions

Step 4.  Once the work is completed we take a photo of the work and                      send it to the customer via email or mail along with the invoice.

Step 1.  A customer reaches out to us via phone or email. We then                         gather information from the customer about the engraving job.

Below are some examples of the different types of engraving work we have completed.

engraving of deer head
book panel engraving
raised or relief lettering on a headstone
3 person headstone

Full monument engraving

Other terminology for granite and marble headstone engraving :

Memorial engraving

Monument engraving

Memorial inscription

Headstone inscription

Cemetery lettering

Headstone lettering

Tombstone lettering

Gravestone lettering

Death date engraving

Death date lettering

​Final date inscription

Family name engravings

Custom design engravings

Military emblem engravings

All these terms involve the same process in the memorial industry. We tell you this so you are confident you are getting the proper service from Potomac Memorials.

congressional cemetery

​Full granite monument engraving

death date engraving
memorial engraving on tombstone
death date engraving

​Family name in scroll panel engraved

eagle design on headstone

In cemetery granite or marble headstone engraving is when lettering or designs are added to an existing headstone in the cemetery. We do

all the engraving work on site in the cemetery so the memorial does not have to be moved. The most common type of engraving we do is adding a death date on an existing memorial in the cemetery. Sometimes a family will want to add their family name to the back of the stone because they did not consider it when originally purchasing the memorial. Designs are also commonly added to a memorial because they were not thought of when originally designing the memorial. Please read below to better understand how this process takes place. 

​Full monument engraving

Memorial Engraving prices are as follows:

For the first 10 characters   $300.00  (periods and commas are free)

For each additional character after the first 10    $5.00 each.

​Additional charges will be added for characters over 2 inches in height.

All design work - starts at $60.00 - final pricing will be determined by the size of the design and the detail of the design.

Foreign lettering is also priced per letter - final pricing will be determined by the size of the characters.

death date engraved on raised bible
Crypt panel engraving

​Family name & double line panel engraved

​Date of death engraving



family name on headstone

​Family name and design engraved

rubbing of headstone

​Date of death inscription

​Step 3.  We then take all the information and create a computer generated                       stencil and travel back to the cemetery and do the engraving work.

​Feel free to send us a message or ask a question.

family name engraved in a scroll panel

Step 2.  We then go to the cemetery to get measurements and a rubbing                 so we can duplicate the font, letter height and spacing of what is                 already on the memorial. 

​Final date engraved

(Raised or relief lettering)  date of death engraving

​Crypt panel engraving

death date on headstone
headstone engraving stencil

We encourage anyone to call if they have any questions large or small.