Death & Gravestone Symbolism (from LifeInsuranceFinder.au) takes an in-depth look at the most common signs and symbols used on gravestones around the world. "Death is life’s ending. Because everyone who is born eventually dies, it is the center of many traditions and organizations. Customs relating to death are a feature of every culture around the world. Part of those customs are symbols, which signify or try to make sense of the phenomena."