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iTombstones from Siberian designer exhibited at recent funeral exhibition

By The Siberian Times reporter
31 May 2016

Pavel Kalyuk shows his iPhone-shaped headstone memorials, the latest death accessory.

The project of iPhone shaped gravestone made by Pavel Kalyuk. Picture: Pavel Kalyuk

You can't take your cell phone to the afterlife, but now you can do the next best thing. Autograph company in Novosibirsk offers iPhone-style gravestones for around $1000.

'The main activity of our company Autograph, which is located in Krasnoobsk [suburb of Novosibirsk], is associated with laser engraving,' Pavel Kalyuk told NGS.

Example of gravestone

The 'tele-Tombstones' - made of Ukrainian basalt - were displayed at the recent Bely Topol (White Poplar) funeral exhibition. Picture: Pavel Kalyuk

'We began to make monuments just to attract attention.' But they found there is demand for the eternal mobile phones, and promise they can make Samsung headstones, too. 

The first order was sent to Krasnoyarsk, he said. 

The 'tele-Tombstones' - made of Ukrainian basalt - were displayed at the recent Bely Topol (White Poplar) funeral exhibition.

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Just plug em in for a few minutes ;)
Thomass, Flint MI USA
03/06/2016 20:51
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