Etching is dulling of the polished granite surface by means of tool or chemical.
Impact Etching is a revolutionary technology, designed for use in the Monument Industry. The image is created by the diamond-tipped needle hitting the stone. Machine’s controller changes the strength and frequency of hits to achieve required characteristics of the image.
Hand etching is a beautiful process by which artists create immaculate engravings on granite stone. It takes many years and lots of practice to refine this craft.