When choosing an urn, there are a few things to consider. For example, where the urn will be kept; will it be displayed in your home, used until the remains can be scattered, or interred in the ground at someplace that was special to your loved one?
Our cremation urns are made from various materials and a range of styles from simple material and design, to complex and costly.
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Metal urns are a great option for those looking for a durable urn. They are made from a variety of metals such as steel, copper, bronze, pewter, and brass. These urns are perfect for display or earth burial. We have a large selection of metal urns ranging in a multitude of styles, shown above are some of the urns in our selection room.
Cast bronze urns are made using standard casting techniques. Bronze is an alloy of copper and zinc or tin, which makes it very durable. Therefore, is often used for sculptured urns. It is a popular choice, and they are often chosen when the urn will be on display in a home.
Cultured urns are another type of durable cremation urn, which are produced from various synthetic materials. They are designed to have the appearance of products like wood, bronze, granite, ceramic, or marble. These urns can be easily formed into unique shapes and colors. These urns are best for being beautifully displayed in your home.
Stone (or quarried) urns are also very durable. They are made with natural stone materials, including marble, granite, onyx, quartz, slate, alabaster, and fossil stone. Because the materials used to craft these urns come from all over the world, each urn is completely unique, and no two urns will be identical. These urns are a great option for home display or earth burial.
Wood urns can be made from almost any type of wood. Some of the most common types of woods used to make cremation urns include: cherry, maple, pine, oak, walnut, and poplar. These urns come in a variety of finishes, and shapes, and they are typically chosen for display in a home.
Ceramic and glass urns can be made using a variety of artistic processes, such as glazing, coloring, firing, and glass blowing. Urns made from ceramic or glass tend to be quite delicate, and as such, are often chosen for display in a home.
For a more environmentally-friendly urn option, there are a variety of choices available as well. These types of urns are made with recycled and natural materials such as natural salts. These urns are a popular choice because they disintegrate when placed in water or when interred in the ground.
In addition to the main cremation urn, some people like to keep some of the cremated remains in a small keepsake urn or a piece of jewelry designed to hold cremated remains. They are designed in a variety of sizes, styles, and colors; they are often made to match the color and style of the cremation urn, and they are commonly made from materials such as gold, silver, brass, or pewter.