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Urns and What Their Designs Represent

Whether you want to keep the ashes of your loved ones at home, in jewelleries, or whether you want them buried or scattered, you would want a perfect dwelling for their ashes.

The cremation urns created by skilful artisans have meaning behind them. Once you identify the meaning of their designs, you can better choose which one you want to hold the ashes of your loved ones.

Here are some of the urns and the meaning behind their designs.

  1. Watford Cremation Ashes Urn

The Watford Heart is an adult urn made of high-quality aluminium and set on a solid brass base (which can be removed and engraved at your local engravers), which makes this a sturdy urn. This beautiful urn is shaped like a heart which represents love, compassion, and even life. This will remind the mourners of how their loved one expressed his/her affection and how he/she will always be alive in their hearts. The shape is also reminiscent of a high-quality sculpture, meaning it wouldn't look out of place on display in the home.

  1. Torquay Teardrop Silver Engraved Cremation Ashes Urn

Torquay Teardrop adult urns are made of solid brass with a gleaming silver nickel finish. They are works of art that are also made to last. It is intricately hand-engraved with floral cypress finish and is inspired by the traditional Persian boteh or buta motif. This teardrop-shaped cypress design can be seen on traditional Scottish 19th Century paisley cloth in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and has long been thought to symbolise both life and eternity. As such, this urn is the perfect resting place for a loved one who is sorely missed, but who will live on in your memory forever.

  1. Hyde Engraved Cremation Ashes Urn Adult

For a classic shape with intricate engravings inspired by the elegance of 19th Century French design, these adult urns are perfect. They are made with brass and metal alloy giving them a dignified weight that speaks to their lasting quality. This design calls back to traditional memorial art with a dramatic black diamond or elegant white finish, both of which contrast boldly against an intricate engraved silver lid and base. It is straightforward and classy, which could represent your loved one who also has the same qualities.

  1. Bourne Pyramid Large Stainless Steel Cremation Ashes Urn

For a minimalistic, modern design, you can opt for this Bourne Pyramid adult urn. This is created to stand the test of time as it is made of high-quality stainless steel. Its contemporary design will also look good if you decide to display it at your home. What makes this more special is that the meaning behind this shape, pyramid, represents the ancient Egyptian glorification of life after death. This will remind you that the passing of your loved one is not the end of everything, that he/she is in a better place now, and that someday, you will meet again.

  1. Beaminster Weeping Angel Cremation Ashes Urn – Metal

Next on the list is this Beaminster Weeping Angel adult urn that captures the emotions of losing a loved one. In funerary art, the weeping angel represents grief and an untimely death. However, it is also comforting to be reminded that an angel is overseeing the ashes of your loved one. The box is made from wood and the angel sculpture from cold cast resin.

Finding the perfect dwelling for our loved ones’ ashes is comforting. Through the urns that represent them, they will always be alive in our hearts.