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Border styles available for memorial plaques from The Memorial Plaque


The border on memorial plaques is cast integral with the plaque and is generally highlighted by either a stroke-sander, a buffing wheel or hand-rubbed to provide a pleasing contrast with the background finish.


Standard Borders for memorial plaques

These standard borders for memorial plaques consist of flat borders and are available at no extra cost on all standard sizes. Some designs are not practical on small namestrips under 3" in height.

Straight Edge (no border)

Single Line

Single Line Bevel Edge

Double Line


Ornamental Borders for memorial plaques

Decorative borders for memorial plaques are based on classic designs and are available at additional cost on most standard size plaques. These borders are dimensionally sculpted and hand finished. Because these are custom made, often they are used in combination with an unusual shaped or sized plaque.

Egg & Dart
5/8", 3/4", 7/8", 1"

Beaded Bevel

Lamb's Tongue
3/4", 7/8", 1", 1-1/8"

Ivy Leaf
3/8", 1/2", 7/8"

Oak Leaf

7/8", 1", 1-1/8", 1-1/4"

Reed & Ribbon

3/4", 7/8", 1"


Flat Decorative Borders for memorial plaques

These borders are produced from black & white line art. Borders are raised the same height as the lettering on the memorial plaques and are highlighted to match the raised copy. A few standard examples are shown; others can be easily created from artwork.



Greek Key


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