Symbols

This will be a developing symbols reference as seen on headstones and other funerary monuments.

Angel

In general a heavenly being

Angel holding book and pen-Also known as the “Recording Angel”

Angel holding a staff and presenting as male-Father Time

Dove

In general represents purity, peace, and grace

A dead dove can represent a new beginning or heartache

Egg

In general represents the circle of life

Flower

In general represents the beauty of life

A wilted flower is often a symbol of a life cut short.

Triangle

In Christianity, it represents the Holy Trinity of Faith, Hope, and Charity

Repeating symbols of three can also represent this.

Wreath

Victory over death

If accompanied with someone who lost their life in battle, it represents their sacrifices will be remembered.



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