Hallettstone Memorials is well known for our superior quality artistic hand portraits. Classic and elegant hand etched images are by far the most realistic memorial portraits that can be achieved on a headstone. Hand etched images done by an expert artist have more lifelike quality. Using specialised diamond plated tools and skilled artistry master craftsman such as our artist hand etch the likeness from your photo onto granite, one dot at a time by hand, creating a simply stunning life like result. For the best results, a high-quality photo is needed to achieve an accurate likeness – the better the quality of the photo provided the better the final result of the portrait will be on a headstone.
Our artist is self-taught, he has impeccable skill when it comes to hand etching. His attention to detail is second to none. He has been doing hand etchings for several decades and it is a true passion for this work that makes him a perfectionist in his field. Not only is hand etching a precise skill, but it is also a true art that requires creativity that a machine cannot yet create.