Some tombstones are embellished with artwork that represents ivy leaves or ivy vines.
Ivy is always green and will survive under harsh conditions. Because of this it is associated with immortality and fidelity.
Ivy clings to a support, which symbolizes friendship, attachment, and undying affection.
Ivy leaves may also symbolize longevity or the clinging memory of the deceased.
Ivy leaves have 3 points, which symbolizes the Trinity.