Memorials with Meaning

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The gravestones of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together under their religion, Holland 1888.   This is a wonderful photo and a great reminder for us to be true to ourselves … Read More

Memorial Pebbles

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After all the time and effort that went into developing our new Memorial Pebbles, it is wonderful to have such a great reaction to them, and new possibilities opening up from them. We’re already working away at new designs and … Read More

New Products Coming Soon

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I’ve just had a wonderful trip around Scotland kipping in a van, celebrating my 50th year. One of the many fascinating places we visited was the garden created by the artist Ian Hamilton Finlay known as “Little Sparta”. He built … Read More

Hands Cast in Bronze

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Sometimes making memorials for people can be such a rewarding and touching experience it is humbling. Elysium has just completed a piece that fits this description perfectly. Kate was contacted by a woman who had recently lost her husband. While … Read More

Stone Angel

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One of the things I most enjoy about Elysium is working with the other wonderful artist/craftspeople involved in making our memorials. When we first started I knew we had to have great photographs for our website and publicity, I was … Read More

Urns for Ashes

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It is very interesting to see how people find us at Elysium Memorials. I have no doubt we can offer people something really special and original to help them celebrate and commemorate a life, but how do they find out … Read More

Commemorative Sculpture with Glass

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I recently completed a sculpture for a client, and here’s a picture of it on their window sill. It’s made from Bath limestone, carved by me, Kate Semple, with glass rods hand blown by Sonja Klingler, each one cut and … Read More

Stone & Scribe – Exhibition at Glastonbury Abbey

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Kate Semple along with calligrapher John Rowlands Pritchard have produced work inspired by this wonderful venue especially for the exhibition. John has referred to the manuscripts of St. Dunstan for his painted canvasses, while Kate has used the Romanesque detailing … Read More

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