The death of a loved one is always hard to cope with, but it's made even more difficult if the deceased was cremated. This can make it difficult for loved ones to find a place to bury the ashes in their home or at a cemetery. Thankfully, there are many different options available when choosing an urn and burial site for your loved one's remains.
Making a choice about what kind of urn to use can be confusing and overwhelming. There are many options available, so it's important that you know what features are most important to you and your loved one, as well as how they will be used by others who may need to store or display them.
Choosing an urn that suits you and your loved one is an important decision. Before you know what to look for in an urn, consider these questions:
Your next step is to decide where you will keep the urn. Some people are comfortable with having a simple box in an accessible location, while others prefer something more decorative that can be hidden away. Again, there are many options for customising your urn based on your preferences and budget.
Urns come in a variety of materials, from plastic to wood and marble to metal. Plastic urns are generally less expensive than other types; however, they may not be as durable if they need to withstand regular handling and use by children or pets. Metal has excellent durability but can cost significantly more than other materials. Wood is attractive but some species may be prone to damage over time due to moisture absorption (though this can also depend on how much humidity is present in your living space).
If you'd like something more visually appealing than just another watch-sized container holding ashes close at hand, consider investing in a custom-made wooden or stone container instead! You can choose from any number of designs available online then add personal touches such as engraving or paint work before sending them off for production through one of many online retailers who specialise in these products—and don't forget about those personalised keepsake boxes too!
There are many different types of custom urns. The most popular include snowflakes, photos, poems and messages. Snowflake urns are beautiful for their simplicity and elegance. A photo urn combines two important elements that were important to the pet owner: their love for their pet and photography. Poem urns are an excellent way to commemorate a beloved animal companion with a touching tribute written by someone who knew them well (such as a sibling or spouse). A message urn is an excellent way to honour someone who was special to you by leaving them with a message that they can carry with them into eternity. Finally, if you want something extra special there are picture insertions which allow you to put your favourite picture of your beloved pet inside the container instead of ashes!
With custom urns from Urns UK, you can honour your loved one’s memory and keep them close by. Whether you’re looking for something simple and understated or something stylish and unique, our team of specialists can help you create an urn that’s perfectly suited to you.