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About Rock Solid Sayings Engraving

Rock Solid Sayings Engraving is a home-based workshop in DeKalb, IL established in 2018. Our all natural rocks are from around the country and from around the world. All rocks are hand-selected for color, shape, and texture. We also engrave into solid man-made materials such as crystal, glassware, earthenware such as ceramic pots, clay bricks, porcelain coffee mugs, and more.

Our engraving is done by sandblasting, instead of laser or chemical etching, for a deeper cut. Every piece is truly one of a kind and 100% handcrafted in the U.S.A.

We create lasting tributes that “Say it in stone” with our unique, timeless, modern, and naturally stylish personalized gifts and decor for any occasion, reflection, award, affirmation, memorial, or celebration. Browse our collections of engraved Encouragements, Milestones, Home& Garden Decor, Humor, Wedding Favors, Pet Lovers, Teachers & Mentors, and much more.

About “Sandcarver Steve”

My name is Steven, I’ve always enjoyed personalizing stuff and getting creative. Sandcarving has allowed me to create things that last, that encourage, or that simply make us laugh. I’ve created this website to share my custom services and clever sayings with more folks. After all, the internet is a much larger place than my local area. It’s changed the way everyone communicates and does business removing many barriers for new entrepreneurs like myself.

I’m the person making everything happen from editing this website, finding the rocks, designing the designs, preparing, blasting, cleaning, and shipping. Each piece receives careful, individual attention. As a small business, I’m able to focus all my attention and efforts on each and every stone that I craft for my customers. This old-fashioned approach ensures a level of refinement that can’t be found elsewhere.

I enjoy working with stone and love the interaction that I have my customers, working out the details of a new Personalized Engraving Project. I absolutely love creating works of stone art that will be cherished forever and hearing people go “WOW, how did you get that on that rock?”.

There is something immutable, enduring, and everlasting about images and words carved into stones.

I’ve always thought rocks were neat and now I get to take people’s sentiments and engrave them into sediments. I feel passionate about the stones I create and blessed that I can be part of honoring so many special moments and expressions of people’s lives. An engraved gift can be treasured for lifetimes because they not only say that special something, they say it forever.

Please explore this website to see the many examples of my engraving work. If you see something that speaks to you, but would like to add a personal touch of your own, we are happy to work with you to make it happen. Even if you want a different image or font, just Contact Us a for a free proof of your request. I love doing custom projects and look forward to working with you!