Elysium Blog

Meet the Elysium Team – Kate Semple

We’d like to introduce you to the artists involved in making Elysium’s bespoke memorials properly, so have decided to do a blog about each of them, starting with Kate Semple, sculptor and founder of the business. Kate’s working life has been spent exploring the joy of creativity and making things. She began at 16 by training to…

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Garden Sculpture V Headstone

Headstones are often made from Granite imported from the other side of the world. They come into the UK ready shaped from a factory in the Far East, the work of a monumental mason…

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Memorials that speak of a place as well as a person

The thing that brings me more pleasure than anything when making memorials for people, is the symbolic significance they hold. Whether it is an urn for ashes or a garden…

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Memorials at home, keeping our beauty spots natural

I was interested to hear on the news this morning an article about The National Trust complaining of memorial benches cluttering up beauty spots and making them feel like…

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Elysium’s Art to Remember on the BBC Website

The BBC news website has a great article on Elysium:

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