Onyx funeral monument

Creating an onyx funeral monument

Creating an onyx memorial is an artistic and delicate process. Onyx is a semi-precious stone with rich, translucent shades, offering a unique aesthetic. The expert craftsmen at Marbrerie Bertrand carefully select the onyx blocks and cut them with precision to create the desired monument. The natural veining and colour variations of the onyx add a distinct beauty to the final work, making the onyx memorial both solemn and captivating.

A unique look for your onyx memorial

Onyx is a natural stone with a distinctive appearance. With its rich colour variations and distinctive veins, each piece of onyx is a work of art. Its translucent appearance adds a touch of elegance, creating a striking visual beauty. Whether used for a memorial, sculpture or funerary object, onyx brings a timeless aesthetic.

Personalise your onyx headstone

With its unique shades and veins, onyx can be used to create a truly personalised piece. Whether through engravings, carvings or inscriptions, a personalised onyx headstone offers an artistic way of perpetuating memory.

Symbolism and meaning of onyx

Onyx is often associated with different symbols and meanings. In general, onyx is considered a stone that represents strength, protection and balance. It is also associated with wisdom, self-confidence and emotional stability. As a deep black stone, onyx is also often linked to protection from negative energies and spiritual grounding.

Onyx and its many variations

Onyx comes in many varieties, each with its own distinctive characteristics. Among the most common is black onyx, which is deeply dark and rich in depth. There is also white onyx, which has a light base with translucent bands or veins. Finally, there is red onyx, which is often characterised by shades of deep red and other warm colours. Each variant of onyx offers a very specific aesthetic and can be used in different ways to create jewellery, sculptures and other decorative objects.

Maintenance of onyx for your funeral monument

Onyx requires delicate care to preserve its beauty and durability. It is advisable to clean onyx regularly with a soft, non-abrasive cloth to remove dirt and residue. Avoid using harsh chemicals or acidic solutions, which could damage the stone. It is also advisable to avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight to prevent discolouration of the onyx.

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