Rose City Memorials now offers an alternative to sandblasted images with Impact Etching. This process uses mechanical etching with a diamond tipped needle to transform photographs to quality halftone images on black granite. The results are beautiful reproductions of your special memories.

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Impact Etcher Close-up


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For best results, photographs should be sharp, not fuzzy, and with a high contrast and good resolution. Also, note that natural imperfections in the stone may affect the clarity of the finished design.

Original Artwork Finished Etching

Tractor Original

Tractor Etched

Motorcycle Original

Motorcycle Etched

Hands Original

Hands Etched


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