Traditional Urns come in every size, shape and color. Some are boxes made from wood. Others are glass. Some are pottery. Mini-Urns are a new product. These little urns allow a number of people to cherish a small portion of the cremated remains. Urn Jewelry is another new treasure. You can have jewelry made that incorporates a small portion of remains. The jewelry can be something like a locket with ash inside or a piece that incorporates ash into its design. Some of the most beautiful urn jewelry consists of a glass ornament that contains a swirl of ash inside the glass piece. Biodegradable Urns urns are designed to be non toxic and appropriate for burial in a green cemetery or placement in an ocean or lake. The water biodegradable urns are designed to float for a few minutes before gently gliding below the water's surface. These urns often emphasize nautical themes. Fine Art Urns are hand made by artists. They serve a practical purpose but also are pieces of art. Birdhouse Urns are generally used to scatter ashes. Once the scattering is complete the urn can be used as birdhouse.
Paintings several painters will take a small portion of ash, mix it into their paint before it's applied to the canvas and use it to paint a memorial painting of your loved one. The resulting paintings are a vibrant expression of a human life. This is not really an urn, but it is a unique way to use ashes.
Picture Frame Urns have a small picture frame as part of the urn where you can insert a picture of your loved one. Pet Urns. Quite a few companies make urns specifically for our beloved departed pets. Some resemble natural garden stones or have sculptures of cats, dogs or horses on them.
Urns and other options for Keeping Cremated Remains
Visit the Products Gallery's Urn page to see thousands of urns organized into specific categories.
Every conceivable urn is available to purchase online.
No urn requires a large quantity of ashes. You may choose to divide the ashes into five miniature urns, one for each person closest to your loved one or perhaps one for each grandchild; you could have some remains used in cremation jewelry and the balance interred in a cemetery with a grave marker or scattered at a favorite place.