Selecting your loved one’s urn is something not to be taken lightly. After all, this vessel will serve as a resting place for their cremains as well as something to hand down to future generations. After your loved one’s cremation services in Tualatin, OR., you will see that there are quite a few types of urns to choose from. Today we are going to look at some of the most creative and unusual ones that can house your loved one’s cremains.
If a family wishes to have an urn with a little special customization, an engraved urn is a great option. These engravings can include the loved one’s name, special dates, or a poem or message.
If your loved one was a bookworm, this urn is perfect. It looks like a normal book but houses your loved one’s ashes inside.
Biodegradable urns can be made up of anything from cardboard to bamboo and even paper. These urns are ideal if you would like to bury the cremains of your loved one as these urns are designed to decompose anywhere from a few days to a few months depending on the material.
These urns are truly unique in that you can actually cuddle with them. They are made just like any other stuffed animal and house a special soft pouch inside to hold the cremains of your loved one.
If you want to have your loved one’s ashes on display in a very subtle way, this is for you. This floating shelf urn looks like any other shelf except it houses your loved one’s ashes inside. Many people use these shelves to then display a photo of their loved one as well as a candle or personal memento.
These urns actually function as a planter for your garden. They are most often made out of stone and are built so the bottom portion acts as the urn with the top portion allowing space for plants.
If you plan on releasing your loved one’s cremains into the sea, this urn is perfect. It is designed to hold the cremains and then fully decompose so as to not harm the sea, sea life, or environment.
Glassblowers are creating urns that actually use a portion of your loved one’s remains in the actual urn itself. The cremains is added to the molten glass before it is designed and cooled.
These urns are “mini urns” and house a very small portion of the cremains. These are very useful for families who have several family members who would each like a portion of their loved one’s cremains.
It is possible to find (or have made) an urn to reflect just about anything from your loved one’s hobby to their favorite movie and everything in between. You can find urns shaped like guitars, golf clubs, and even buckets of popcorn. The choices are truly limitless.
To learn more about your urn options after your loved one’s cremation services in Tualatin, OR., contact us as we have several types to choose from.