Diamond etching is the process of creating a picture with thousands of impact marks from a diamond-tipped chisel. This old-world technique creates a long-lasting picture that is actually engraved into stone.
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.
Why not make a conscious decision about the way you'll be remembered? Why shouldn't a memorial be a useful and beautiful part of the places that you love? This video shows one couple that has chosen to change the way they will be remembered.
Retailer – A company whose primary business Is the sales of memorials to the public.
Branch – A branch location of an MBNA member.
Manufacturer & Wholesaler Division – Any business which quarries and manufactures granite or marble for monumental purposes, and/or sells predominately North American granite at wholesale.
Supplier/Bronze Division – Any business which manufactures, jobs, and/or brokers supplies, goods and/ or services and bronze products for monumental purposes, and sells predominately at wholesale.
Associate – Any employee or person associated with any Regular member (Retailer, Manufacturer & Wholesaler or Supplier/Bronze), and/or any person providing service to or having an interest in common with the monument industry but who is, nevertheless, not otherwise eligible for Regular Membership.
Affiliate – Any non-profit organization, government agency, or academic or technical training institution which has an interest in the monument and memorialization industries and in the furtherance of the mission and purpose of this association.