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Death & Gravestone Symbolism from LifeInsuranceFinder.au takes an in-depth look at the most common signs and symbols used on gravestones around the world.

Abandoned cemetery by Renegadeofpeace This must have been beautiful in it's day.

Abandoned cemetery by Renegadeofpeace / graveyard / gravestone / headstone / statues / urban decay / reclaimed by nature

A little on the nose, but it's such strong of a story with so many open possibilities for both of these people

The most sadly romantic thing ever…

Funny pictures about The most sadly romantic thing ever. Oh, and cool pics about The most sadly romantic thing ever. Also, The most sadly romantic thing ever.

Cimitero Monumentale, Milano - 8 by okaitis, via Flickr

Cimitero Monumentale, Milano~~Oh my word! This is stone and look at the details!

We love this helpful graphic to understand what tombstone symbols represent.  Credit: http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-graphic-guide-to-cemetery-symbolism

A Graphic Guide to Cemetery Symbolism

This cemetery symbolism infographic from Atlas Obscura details the meaning of the most commonly used decorative gravestone markers.

Haserot Angelo della morte Gravestone Lake View di gargantuen

Haserot Angel of Death Gravestone Lake View Cemetery

łwAE : A famous statue from Lake View Cemetery located in Cleveland, Ohio. The Haserot Angel of Death gravestone monument.

Cemetery Iconography ~ clues carved in stone #headstone #tombstone #gravestone

Albany Rural Cemetery - a good guide to common cemetery symbols and what certain symbols on graves mean. I will never look at graves the same.

[Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris ------------- * * > Losing your life is not the worst that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.

A pleurant statue in Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris. Pleurant (French) or "weeper" statues represent the eternal grief at the loss of a loved one. I have long been fascinated by the depth and detail that goes into cemetery statuary.

It is in the dying that some of us go on living vicariously through our other earthly selves.

Is it wierd to say I love graveyards? There's something so mysterious and.beautiful about them.in a dark way.