10 Cremation Urns That Don't Look Like Urns

We have created this article to show you that cremation urns don't have to look like standard urns for ashes. They can come in all shapes and sizes, as well as materials. There is plenty of choice in our online shop for anyone's taste. 

1) Gourd Biodegradable Urn For Ashes 

Gourd Biodegradable Urn For Ashes
Gourds are fruit that grow in Southwestern USA deserts. These fruit are then dried out by local artisans and then crafted to be used as biodegradable urns. The urn also comes with a biodegradable ashes bag suitable for land burial.

A piece of driftwood is attached to the urn's lid and it comes with a 25 gram cast bronze medallion, which has a symbol of the tree of life carved into it. The tree of life embodies wisdom and individual beauty, epitomising the individual qualities your beloved possessed. The urn has a smooth body that your hands can easily hold on to in times of remembrance. 

The cork top of the cremation urn can be lifted off so that you can safely place your cherished one's ashes into the urn, it will then be securely fastened so that the urn can be buried underground, where it will start to disperse over time back into the earth if you decide to have a land burial. 

If you are unsure of whether you want a land burial ceremony for your loved one yet or are deciding to keep it displayed in your house, the urn is more than capable to do that too. 
Earthurn Flower Chest Biodegradable Urn For Ashes
The Earthurn Flower Chest has been designed to temporarily hold a loved one's ashes before deciding what you would like to do with your cherished one's remains. You may decide to keep them in this flower chest because you like the theme of it and like how it looks in your house, or you may even decide to go through with a land burial, as this urn can be buried into soil and dispersed back into the earth over time. 

The urn has been made from biodegradable paper, giving it a cardboard-like feel. It is smooth to the touch and visually appealing to the eye. It looks like a vintage jewellery box with the style of flowers and the navy blue colour. This urn could fit into a house aesthetic that has a taste for vintage and classical décor. 
3) The Christ Cremation Urn For Ashes
The Christ Cremation Urn For Ashes

This cremation urn showcases a sculpture of Jesus Christ, it symbolises self-renunciation and humility.  This urn would be suitable for those who come from a religious background and feel at peace when they turn to their faith when they are going through tough times. Having a statue of Jesus close by reminds some people to focus their mind on prayer and worship in hard times. 

This urn is available in 9 colours: Crackle Glaze, Cream, Dark Green, Glossy Black, Light Sand, Matte White, Metallic Blue, Oily Brown and White. With a large variety of colours to choose from, you can have a religious statement piece to fit any type of décor and colour theme. 

This cremation urn for ashes is suitable to be placed indoors or outdoors in your garden. Due to its material properties, it is resistant to atmospheric influences and can withstand the test of time. 

There is also a keepsake version of the Christ Cremation urn, which is pictured below.

The Christ Ashes Keepsake Urn
Pinnacle Cremation Urn For Ashes
This urn combines modern art with symbolism. The geometric shape would keep visitors far from guessing that it is a cremation urn for your loved one. 
There is a candle situated at the top of this geometrically shaped urn, which adds a pleasant and unique touch.

This cremation urn is solid and cold to the touch, creating a grounding effect when holding the urn close to your heart. It has a smooth and sleek surface that reflects light perfectly. 

This urn could be suitable for a loved one who had a taste in modern art, perhaps an interest in geometric shapes. 
Flamma Recycled Glass Urn For Ashes
This Flamma cremation urn definitely doesn't stand as the typical urn for ashes. It has been created from recycled glass. The body of the glass urn is opaque and dark in colour, while the top of the urn is translucent and has a tinted green colour. It also comes with a virgin beeswax candle, which sits at the top of the urn and can be lit in times of remembrance for your loved one. 

The green colour of the rim on the cremation urn for ashes symbolises hope and rebirth, while also linking to nature. This urn could be a good choice for someone who liked the outdoors and being one with nature or possibly someone who likes contemporary designs that are eco-friendly. 

Virgin beeswax candles emit the brightest and most beautiful warm-toned flames. They also last longer due to how dense they are, which means it melts slower and has less drips of wax. When this candle does eventually run out, you can place your own candle in the top of the cremation urn, giving it your own personal touch, possibly with a candle that your loved one liked the colour or scent of. 
6) Football Cremation Urn For Ashes
Football Cremation Urn For Ashes
This cremation urn is unique and beautifully crafted to appeal to football lovers. This is a good choice of cremation urn for someone who had a passion for sports, especially football. 

This cremation urn is modern and sleek in stature. It has a reflective surface that mirrors its surroundings and reflects light into the room. The spherical shape signifies totality and wholeness with perfection.

The patches on the football shape are in a mosaic pattern, mosaic is a symbol of life. It showcases the multiple patterns and paths in which we live and take in life. It is not a typical urn design, it is very contemporary. 
Eternal Cremation Urn For Ashes
This cremation urn symbolises eternity, which is a contemporary take on the infinity symbol. It symbolises your loved one's memory lasting forever. This has been created with a mix of two metals: Stainless Steel and Matte Black Stainless Steel, which gives the urn a modern look, suitable for those with a taste in modern art and décor. 

The smooth curved lines in this cremation urn symbolise safety and familiarity, linking to your loved one, they might have been your safe haven in life and they brought you comfort and protection. The combination of the matte black and silver colour together show contrast of the bright and dark times that you went through together with your loved one. 

This is a cremation urn that can be placed indoors or outdoors due to the metals used having resistance to atmospheric influences, so it can be a beautiful talking point in your home or in your garden. 
8) Diamond Cremation Urn For Ashes
Diamond Cremation Urn For Ashes
There is the option to have this stunning cremation urn in a glazed or matte finish. The urn comes with a high quality storage bag to keep the cremation urn protected if you don't want it put out into your home on display.

Diamonds are associated with strength and love. This embodies your love for your family member being indestructible. They are also one of the strongest substances known to man, showcasing that you and your cherished one are strong in spirit and knowing that they love you will give you the strength to get through the tough times that may come ahead. 

You can see that it doesn't appear as the typical cremation urn, it's shape is unique and contrasting compared to the stereotypical 'vase-like' urns. It has a modern aura surrounding it, making it undetectable as being a cremation urn. 

The bold white colour of the cremation urn makes a stunning addition to anyone's home décor, white is a colour that can be paired with any aesthetic, to stand out or blend in.
Infinity Cremation Urn For Ashes
This cremation urns comes in three different variations of designs: Lime Wood, Lime Wood painted with real gold leaf and Swiss Pine Wood. The shape of the urn has been designed to be a continuous loop, with no beginning and no end, symbolising your eternal love for your cherished one. 

The Swiss Pine wood is soft and velvety against the skin, creating a relaxing ambience in times of remembrance when you pick the urn up or place your hand on it when thinking of your loved one. Lime wood is soft and crisp in touch.

Due to this urn being biodegradable and eco-friendly, it can be placed in the home or buried into the ground to be dispersed in roughly 2-5 years. Which is a good option of a cremation urn if you or your loved one cared about the earth and being eco-friendly. 
Birch Cremation Urn For Ashes

This cremation urn has been artistically and thoughtfully hand-crafted by our artisans. It showcases birch in the form of a tree trunk. 

The urn has a very organic and natural aesthetic to it, as it appears to come straight from a birch tree. It links with ancient tree symbolism and embodies emotions such as happiness and protection, which is how your loved one might have made you feel; happy and secure in life with them by your side. 

Whereas branches on trees are symbols of femininity, the base and trunk of a tree is known to be masculine, the trunk of trees are seen as the symbolism of growth and resurrection, with the belief that trees are the home of spirits. 

We hope that this article has informed you of the wide selection of cremation urns that don't look like urns that we have available. You can find our whole collection of cremation urns here in our store. 

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