Credibility...

MBNA is the voice of memorialists in North America and around the world.

Craftsmen...

MBNA education and networking opportunities serve its members for the betterment of their customers.

Memorialization...

The art of commemorating the lives of those loved.

Monument Builders of North America

Monument Builders of North America (MBNA) is THE voice of memorialists in North America and around the world, continuing to serve members for the betterment of their customers.

When you purchase a monument, headstone, grave marker or memorial from a Monument Builders of North America member, you are assured of ethical, honest business practices from someone who is committed to his industry and monument art. The majority of members are multi-generational memorialists and headstone designers who have learned the exact art of stone carving from their fathers and grandfathers. Remember, for an exceptional work of monument art, always purchase a headstone from an MBNA member.


Purchasing a Memorial

Purchasing a memorial is a major investment of time and money and should be undertaken with great thought and care.

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Find a Monument Builder

When you purchase a monument or headstone from an MBNA member, you are assured of ethical, honest business practices from someone who is committed to his industry and art.

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Certified Memorialist

Certified Memorialist® designation is the highest honor of professional achievement available in the memorial industry.

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A memorial can tell a person's life story in many ways: through the words carved into it, through its location, and through the form it takes. Custom carved memorials are beautiful and unique. They help to capture the story of a lifetime. This video shows brief snippets from the process of carving a custom monument.

Remembering and recording the lives of loved ones that were cremated is as important as remembering and recording the life of a person that received a traditional burial.

Memorialization is about healing the people that few people that mourn your loss and recording a little bit of the flavor of your character for the many people who will follow after you.

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