Credibility...

MBNA is the voice of memorialists in North America and around the world.

Craftsmen...

MBNA education and networking opportunities serve its members for the betterment of their customers.

Memorialization...

The art of commemorating the lives of those loved.

Mission: To define and promote permanent memorialization in a viable, innovative and diversified way for the membership and to enhance the awareness of permanent memorialization by the general public and the remembrance industry.

Monument Builders of North America

Monument Builders of North America (MBNA) is THE voice of memorialists in North America and around the world, continuing to serve members for the betterment of their customers.

When you purchase a monument, headstone, grave marker or memorial from a Monument Builders of North America member, you are assured of ethical, honest business practices from someone who is committed to his industry and monument art. The majority of members are multi-generational memorialists and headstone designers who have learned the exact art of stone carving from their fathers and grandfathers. Remember, for an exceptional work of monument art, always purchase a headstone from an MBNA member.


Purchasing a Memorial

Purchasing a memorial is a major investment of time and money and should be undertaken with great thought and care.

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Find a Monument Builder

When you purchase a monument or headstone from an MBNA member, you are assured of ethical, honest business practices from someone who is committed to his industry and art.

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Certified Memorialist

Certified Memorialist® designation is the highest honor of professional achievement available in the memorial industry.

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It has often been said that monument builders tell stories in stone. This is the second video in a three video series that shows how a good monument builder can tell a story in stone.

Memorialization is about healing the people that few people that mourn your loss and recording a little bit of the flavor of your character for the many people who will follow after you.

This 30 second video shows elements of the monument design process.

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