As non-traditional funeral services and cremation are becoming a trend, it is no wonder more people are seeking new ways to honour their loved ones after death.
Are you wondering what to do with ashes after cremation? Luckily, there are many options for those who want to honor the memory of their loved one. From cremation urns for ashes and biodegradable urns to tattoos and diamonds, you can pay tribute the deceased using their ashes in plenty of different ways.
We have made a little research and found out which are the top 10 unique ideas when it comes to honouring the loved one.
1. Life is Short, Art is Forever.
We have paced this, as our first choice, since we believe art is the finest way to keep the memory alive. Pulvis Art Urns can be placed at home, at the garden or a place where you can enjoy the craftsmanship in a personal way, without the guests notice.
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With great attention to detail, the cremation urns for ashes are entirely hand-made of high-quality ceramic, produced according to the recipes of Pulvis Art Urns technologists.
The various palette of colours is especially worked out by a team of artists and laboratory assistants, which aims at providing quality and aesthetics of the urns.
All the series are offered in two sizes, suitable for keeping at home and for performing funeral ceremonies and funeral arrangements.
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2. From Ashes to Trees
Nowadays many companies offer biodegradable urns with tree or wildflower seeds. The eco-friendly urns contains the seed of a tree in the upper half that germinates before the roots grow through the lower half section, containing the ashes.
3. Become One With Water
This is one of the finest ideas when it comes to uniqueness. Mixing the ashes with concrete to create an environmentally safe concrete reef, however, is usually not cheap. The reef, which serves as a nature habitat for fish and other sea life, usually ranges from $3,000 to $9,000.
4. Diamonds are Forever
Cremation Diamonds are a unique way to remember the life of a loved one. The machinery involved and the process are the same as in a lab that makes synthetic diamonds from other carbon materials. The cost, however, may vary between $5,000 and $20,000.
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5. A Celebration Of Life
There are many firework companies, which can pack a portion of the cremation ashes into mesmerising fireworks. Usually some of the favourite songs of the deceased accompany the firework display. The prices vary, according to the preference level.
6. Burial of Ashes
Nowadays, many cemeteries now have a section specifically for burying the ashes. This is the perfect option if you’re somewhere in between the traditional burial or cremation. The plots are quite smaller, cost less, which makes it more economical and environmentally friendly.
7. Use the Ashes to Make a Portrait
A wonderful way for paying an enduring tribute to your loved one. The ashes are mixed with the paint used to create their portrait. This is a quite preferred choice, knowing that when you look at the painting part of him or her is in the artwork.
8.Time to get tattooed
It’s usual for people to get a tattoo to honour the memory of their loved one’s after they die, but many studios are now offering custom ink containing their cremains.
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The process includes mixing a small amount of your loved one’s ashes with tattoo ink – which can then be used in a range of designs for a tattoo.
9. Turn Them Into Music
Ashes can now be compressed into a vinyl record, which holds a recording of your choosing. If your loved one loved a certain song or album, this is the ideal way to honor their memory. The record cover’s artwork can also be personalised in meaningful ways.
Whatever you have planned for the ashes of your loved one, we want to assure you that you are not alone in this journey. When you are deciding what to do with the ashes of a cremated loved one, we hope these five ideas will help you find the right memorial decision.
10. Divide the Ashes Among Family and Friends
One of the most popular ways to hold on to the memory of your loved one is by dividing the ashes among people who were close to this person. By choosing a beautiful cremation keepsakes that can hold a small amount of the ashes for each family member.
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You can find our complete portfolio of cremation keepsakes for ashes at our website or our Etsy Shop (https://www.etsy.com/shop/PulvisArtUrns)
Whatever you have planned for the ashes of your loved one, we want to assure you that you are not alone in this journey. When you are deciding what to do with the ashes of a cremated loved one, we hope these ten unique ideas will help you find the right memorial decision.
If you have any particular questions, regarding cremation, urns or ashes, do not hesitate to contact us.