Families who select cremation as a final disposition choice, can capture their loved one’s personality in an urn. For many families, urns can become one of their most emotional, inspiring and treasured works of art and every family member can share in this revelation. Urns are artistically created in a wide choice of materials, shapes, colors and designs from the finest quality sculptural bronze to hand-crafted world-class hardwood to exotic semi-precious marble to exceptionally beautiful enameled eastern cloisonné -to name just a few of the many material choices available. Most urns can also be personalised with loved ones names, dates, favorite quotes, as well as significant symbols or custom photographic designs.
One of the most inspiring remembrances available among family members when cremation is selected can be the shared cremated remains of their cherished loved one in an extraordinary variety of urn keepsakes and jewelry. Every family member can receive a forever remembrance reminder of their loved one which can be as close to them every day as their own heart or as special as the most sacred place in their home. From diamond setting historic family heirlooms to exceptionally affordable sterling silver heart lockets to let’s place it here stunning artistic shapes, the choices available can provide family members an ongoing source of remembrance, inspiration, joy, closeness, and love. The healing and joyful benefits of this cannot be overstated.
For those families who choose to inter their lived ones cremated remains in a niche or a beautiful memorial garden, a whole range of urns are available form the standard plastic supplied by the crematorium to beautifully crafted bronze capsules at sizes to suit the interment. With name plates attached, they are just like time capsules and protect the memory of a loved one for future generations.
A work of art could be described as something which touches one’s mind, body, and soul. In the history of human civilisation certain works of art have achieved this claim. The Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, the statue of Michelangelo in the Vatican, the painting of the Mona Lisa, and most importantly, the remembrance of the heart, spirit, love and soul of your departed loved one. This is a treasure which only you and your family can truly know and honor. If the reflection of this feeling can be captured in an inspiring urn along with family keepsakes and jewelry then the essence of what the purpose of an urn is has been identified, realised, and embraced.
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