Acorn on a Headstone


Mighty things grow from humble beginnings

An acorn on a headstone symbolises the power of spiritual growth from a kernel of truth.

There is also a well known phrase…

great oaks from little acorns grow

Great things come from small or humble beginnings.

In Northern England or Scotland there is a chance oak leaves represents a Jacobite supporter. Oak leaves are a symbol of the Stuart clan, and King Charles II hid in an oak tree during the English Civil War. 

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