OUR SERVICES

Dyer Memorials is a friendly, family business run from home, dedicated to excellent levels of customer service and high
standards of workmanship. We are happy to give you any advice you need on choosing and designing your
job and will keep you updated of progress when working on your project.

MEMORIALS

GRANITE & SLATE MEMORIAL STONES
We make any memorials and can be sent anywhere in the UK or abroad – we have sent one to Holland and a pet plaque to Switzerland!

RESTORATION

MEMORIAL STONE RESTORATION, CLEANING, REPAIRS AND REPANTING, RE-LEVELLING AND ADDED INSCRIPTIONS. Over time, memorials can become damaged, letters need re-painting and memorial cleaned. Dyer Memorials offers memorial restoration and renovation. We also offer Christmas or birthday wreaths on graves

PLAQUES

GRANITE AND SLATE CREMATION PLAQUES,
Cornish granite and slate cremation plaques to order and delivered anywhere in the UK
BUSINESS PLAQUES, HOUSE NAMES AND NUMBERS
We create house names in slate with incised letters or granite with incised or hand cut raised lead letters

GARDEN & HOME

CORNISH GRANITE BIRD BATHS, MUSHROOMS AND SEATS MADE TO ORDER
Plus many more services

OUR SPECIALITIES

We pride ourselves on our high standard of workmanship, efficient service and personal attention.

Dyer Memorials - lettering iconLETTERING

  • HAND CUT RAISED LEAD LETTERS – other Monumental Masons across the country come to David for this rare and distinctive service
  • INCISED LETTERS BY HAND
  • INCISED LETTERS (SANDBLASTED)

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  • UNIQUE CREATIONS MADE TO ORDER – not just “off the shelf” standard memorials
  • CORNISH GRANITE
  • DELABOLE SLATE (CORNISH) OR WELSH
  • CORNISH GRANITE WITH SLATE INSERTS

Dyer Memorials - carvings iconCARVINGS

  • HAND PAINTED CARVINGS
  • INCISED CARVINGS ON GRANITE. We have done a huge variety of carvings, from religious angels or crosses right through to tractors, leeks or Teletubbies

Dyer Memorials - book iconOTHER SPECIALITIES

  • A RAINBOW (or a stained glass window of a cross cut into granite)
  • PHOTOGRAPH REPRODUCTION on any memorial – black granite preferable
  • CERAMIC COLOUR PHOTO PLAQUES
  • SHAPED MEMORIALS such as books, trees, teddies, pillows, footballs etc

ABOUT DAVID DYER

David Dyer has been a monumental mason for 34 years and is experienced at creating all types of
bespoke traditional and modern pieces – from granite seats to memorial stones.
Some past projects include a milestone, granite seat, granite dog bowl, slate church notice board, school opening slate plaques and shop or business plaques.

We use locally sourced Delabole (Cornish) slate and Welsh slate, black granite, a large range of other coloured granites and rustic hewn and cut-to-size slate pieces.

David qualified through the National Association of Memorial Masons www.namm.org.uk and is a highly skilled craftsman who takes care and pride in every piece of work he creates.

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OUR PORTFOLIO

Granite, Cornish/Foreign Granite and Slate memorial stones, vases, plaques, house names and numbers, garden ornaments. Every piece of work is a carefully created piece of workmanship that David is very proud of. As we specialise in Cornish Granite, we can offer hand cut raised letters – as in the photo to the left below.

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TRURO CEMETERY, UNITED KINGDOM

Restoration. After new inscription added, cleaned, letters re-painted and cross re-gilded.

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FALMOUTH CEMETERY, UNITED KINGDOM

Cornish granite cross, 24″ h x 15″ w x 4″ thick, rubbed face to front and back of cross and die – remainder rustic. Die – 12″ h x 6″ back to front x 15″ w at the top tapering at the bottom.

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ST JUST IN ROSELAND CHURCH,
UNITED KINGDOM

Cornish granite wedge shaped tablet 22″ wide x 12″ back to front x 8″ – 6″, with rustic sides and a fine axed face.