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Importance of Memorial Plaques

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Posted: 18-11-2015 17:02
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Death of a loved one can be very painful and can bring forth a lot of emotions. Often, a lot of good memories come up in the grieving process. Memories that we would want to cherish and hold close forever. Memorial plaques can be a great way of presenting these memories and loving thoughts. They help greatly in the grieving process and healing of the bereaved.

Importance of Memorial Plaques

Death of a loved one can be very painful and can bring forth a lot of emotions. Often, a lot of good memories come up in the grieving process. Memories that we would want to cherish and hold close forever. Memorial plaques can be a great way of presenting these memories and loving thoughts. They help greatly in the grieving process and healing of the bereaved.

Memorial plaques are an excellent way of paying tribute to a loved one. Most plaques contains details such as the name of the bereaved, their date of birth, date of death and a special message that describes how they lived or why you will miss them. Some even have a photo of the beloved.  Some people give specific instructions for their plaques before they die. In such cases, it is important that their loved ones honour the instructions.

Memorial plaques serve the following purposes:

  • To celebrate the life of the departed
  • To preserve the dignity of a departed
  • To recognize the accomplishment of a departed

These plaques can be made from a variety of materials depending on your preference. These include: wood, stones, metal, and ceramics among others. They can be attached to a tree or a wall.  For instance, commemorative tree plaques are cast out of stone, Bronze or aluminium and placed on a tree.

They can also be made in the memory of an event, a place or an incident. These are common on building showing the day the building was opened for whom and for what purposes.  Different religions have different plaques in commemoration of certain events and their heroes. Some religious plaques are used to demonstrate affiliation to a certain belief or religion.

A Commemorative plaque not only honors the departed but also enhance your healing through a grieving process. It also lets others know what you felt and though about your beloved.

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