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

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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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One of the most iconic tools of a stone mason is the square-tipped chisel used to break stone in a straight line. This video shows the centuries-old process of rock pitching.

During a time and season that has come to be characterized by Black Friday deals and record breaking travel congestion, taking a little time to honor the people that shape our lives can help mend that part of us that is often neglected by the pressures of our workaday culture.

Memorializing the life of a loved one is a difficult process. Finding a professional can make this process a lot easier. Create a monument that will preserve the story of a lifetime for generations to come by choosing a professional monument builder from North America's largest and most respected Monument association–the MBNA.

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