At Elysium we make personal, bespoke memorials which are beautiful, unique pieces of artwork in their own right, yet the origin of their creation honours the life of a loved one.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
Elysium memorials are all handmade to order by artists based in Somerset. We will always work with the client to meet their individual needs and we offer a wide price range to suit everyone.
Memorials for the home
Memorials for the garden
Glass Memorial Pebbles
Glass with Ashes
Hands in Bronze
We often get asked to help clients choose a line of poetry for their memorials. Finding something that perfectly illustrates their thoughts about a loved one is a tricky job, but when you find the right thing, poetry has the ability to somehow express intense emotion...
I think it has been since my early childhood, looking through the windows of Playschool on tv that I have been obsessed with how things are made. The sweet factory through the round window, or milk bottles being blown through the square, I loved watching them. Elysium...
As well as running Elysium, founder Kate Semple is a sculptor and also teaches stone carving at her studio. She has just launched a new website for her courses, so we thought it would be a good opportunity to show what else we get up to. Stone carving can be a great...