Italian White Marble
Most widely used and best known of all materials chosen for sculpture and carving. As well as for the making of fine memorials, it has been used by the world's greatest artists to create buildings and sculpture which have in themselves stood as a monument to its durability. Blue-white in colour and veined with darker blue-grey veining - it has few imperfections.
A beige coloured marble well suited for Churchyards where white marble is not permitted. It blends well with its surroundings and is an ideal material where a more mellow effect is required. It has many of the advantages of white marble lending itself to fine floral carving and sculpture.
Quarried in Dorset, this fine hard limestone has been used extensively in England for Public buildings and Monuments. Examples are the Cenotaph in Whitehall and St. Paul's Cathedral - grey-white in colour.
A brown grit stone, often with a hint of green, a well known and durable material extensively used for memorials in Churchyards.
Dove Grey Marble
All the attributes of white marble. It is blue-grey in colour with heavy figuring. The colour creates a marked contrast between fine rubbed panels and chisel finished areas, such as floral carving and sculpture.