Hand carved headstones

Martin Cook studio produces beautiful hand carved headstones made from natural British stone such as Welsh slate, Cumbrian slate, Portland stone. Each hand carved headstone is designed after careful discussion with the client, ensuring that the finished hand carved headstone reflects the life of those remembered.

Hand carved headstones can be traditional in style or contemporary.  Some with simple sentiment and some clients prefer intricate hand carved details.  Welsh slate is the perfect material for beautiful individually designed lettering and relief carving.

An alternative to the  traditional headstone, and often when there has been a cremation, clients like to have a beautiful standing stone or sundial for their garden, hand carved with  poetry. A piece of garden art to remember their loved ones. A memorial bench designed and hand carved by Martin Cook is a peaceful place to sit and remember. Many people find this a positive response to loss.

Headstone hand carved by Martin Cook

Headstone by Martin Cook

hand carved Welsh slate headstone