We understand that finding the ideal cremation urn can take some time. With this thought in mind, we have prepared this blog post to shed some light on how to hold a water burial ceremony for your loved one and what types of water urns for ashes we have available.
What is a Water Burial?
Deciding what urn to choose can be very personal. Water burials are an eco-friendly and affordable way to cherish your loved one's life and honour their memory. Our Biodegradable Urns for Water are completely biodegradable, once these Water Urns for Ashes are placed onto the water, they will slowly disperse along with your loved one’s ashes and become one with nature, without polluting the natural environment.
What Different Types of Biodegradable Urns for Water are there?
Each eco water urn mentioned below has unique properties, yet have subtle differences on how they disperse your loved one’s ashes within a water burial. Feel free to look at our full collection of Water Urns for Ashes.
Journey Biodegradable Urns for Water
Our Journey Urns are created using bark obtained from a mulberry tree, which is gathered in a way that does not harm the tree and allows it to continue grow and flourish. The bark is then made into water soluble paper, ideal for a water burial. These water soluble urns are soft to the touch and available in multiple different colours and patterns. Upon placing this eco water urn on the water, after a couple of minutes it will gently submerge. Eventually your loved one's ashes will disseminate within the water. The envelope type shape makes it convenient to travel with, should you wish to choose a location far from home.
Embark Round Biodegradable Urns for Water
Our Embark Round Biodegradable Urns for Water are made of organic natural materials such as water-soluble salt. These urns are spherical with a pure white robust outer shell. The band of this urns contain sea themed aesthetic objects representing sea life to symbolise the final resting place of your beloved. This urn remains hard when kept dry, for example within your home. Upon being placed in the water, they slowly become soft and start to dissipate, gently dispersing your loved one's ashes.
Eco Water Urn
Our Eco Water Urn is made from a sustainable material that is completely renewable and biodegradable. This urn comes with a cylindrical bamboo casing, which can be kept after your loved one's water burial as a memento. When placed within the water, the water soluble urn floats for approximately five to ten minutes before releasing your loved one's ashes into the water from the base of these water urns for ashes.
Turtle Biodegradable Urns for Water
The Turtle Biodegradable Water Urn for Ashes has been handcrafted using water soluble biodegradable paper and non-toxic glue making it the ideal biodegradable urn for water burial, a very special water burial. After placing the turtle biodegradable urn and its precious contents on the surface of the water, the turtle will float peacefully on the surface for a few minutes. Within a short period of time the turtle and your loved one will gently sink to their final resting place, where they will biodegrade and become one with nature.
Himalayan Rock Salt Biodegradable Urns for Water
Our Himalayan Rock Salt Urn is made entirely from Salt gathered from the Himalayan Mountains. Each eco water urn is solid and robust when kept dry, when the urn is placed into water it will become submerged very quickly due to its weight and will naturally dissolve overtime, releasing your loved one's ashes into the water.