Elysium Blog

HEIRLOOMS

When I visit my elderly parents the thing we all have to gather round the telly for as their favourite must watch is The Repair Shop. People bring their battered heirlooms, most of them of very little monetary value, but with enormous sentimental value, to be lovingly repaired by an incredibly skilled team of crafts people.…

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Urns For a Life

ELYSIUM URNS   Nobody wants to buy an urn, it's an object we wish didn't have to exist, but storing the ashes of a loved one is something most of us will have to face some…

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Inscriptions on Glass

We are lucky enough at Elysium to have the wonderful John Rowlands Pritchard to design and hand engrave inscriptions on to glass, the results are truly beautiful. Please take a…

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Wonderful New Website

We're so excited at Elysium to be launching our new website! We have been working with a brilliant young designer Jack Caslake from cazdesign.co , who has done a great job of…

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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,…

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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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