if you have previously purchased a cremation urn from us sharing a loved one's ashes and keeping them a part of Christmas can be done with the use of keepsake urns. We have a collection of keepsake urns which can be matched to their larger counterparts.
These urns are designed to hold a small portion of your beloved’s ashes with the purpose of sharing the remains with family.
In this article we will present 5 keepsake urns for ashes, ideal for gifting, all made of different materials, shapes and colours.
1) Star Ashes Miniature Keepsake Urn
Our Star Ashes Miniature Keepsake Urn is crafted into the shape of a star, made entirely of stainless steel. This urn for ashes was chosen due to its positive connotations to the Christmas star and can be fitted perfectly with your festive decorations.
Available in a variety of colours such as stainless steel, matte black and green bronze, you have the option to choose which ever suits you and your loved one best.
Resistant to any environmental influences, this keepsake urn is suited to be kept both indoors and outdoors and is suitable for a small portion of ashes up to 12 lbs.
2) Pine Cone Keepsake Urn for Ashes
Our wooden Pine Cone Keepsake Urn for Ashes has been carefully carved into the detailed shape of a pine cone. Entirely made of Swiss pine wood, this urn can be linked to a Norway spruce tree traditionally known as a Christmas tree.
Christmas trees grow elongated cones which are reminiscent of this keepsake urn. This urn can be used to hold a small portion of your loved one’s ashes as well as fitting right in with the rest of your Christmas décor.
As this urn is made completely of natural properties it can also be buried, it will then naturally decompose within 2-5 years, releasing your loved one’s ashes into the ground. This urn is suitable to hold a small portion of ashes up to 3 lbs.
3) The Christ Ashes Keepsake Urn
The Christ Ashes Keepsake Urn is a ceramic urn designed masterfully and carved into the shape of a blooming flower, representing the resurrection of life, it also comes with a space for a candle to symbolise the eternal flame of the human soul.
This keepsake urn would be an ideal Christmas gift to its religious links to the festive holiday. It is also a great addition to its larger sized urn which is a representation of Christ.
Available in an array of colours such as crackle glaze, dark green and metallic blue there is a wide option to suit you and your loved one.
The ceramic material is weather resistant, and therefore is suitable for both indoors and outdoors. The capacity of this keepsake urn is capable of holding the small portion of ashes up to 24 lbs.
4) Caldera Ashes Keepsake Urn
The Caldera Ashes Keepsake Urn is made of raku ceramic material using the saggar firing technique, which is done by coating each urn in raw materials such as copper, salt and aluminium foil and is then fired at a temperature of 1100°C.
The materials burn and are imprinted onto the urn making each one of a kind. This keepsake urn embraces the autumn theme with its hues of beige, dark greys and black colour palettes.
Reminiscent of a chestnut this urn is perfect to fit in with wooden décor making it fitting to compliment Christmas decorations in the home.
Suitable for both indoors and outdoors this urn has the capacity to hold the ashes of a body weight up to 105 lbs.
5) Iolite Ashes Keepsake Urn
The Iolite Ashes Keepsake Urn is also made of ceramic material which is part of our crystalline collection. These glazed urns have been formed on a potter’s wheel and fired in an electric kiln at very high temperatures of around 1280°C for several hours.
The kiln is then cooled to the temperature at which the crystals will grow, making each piece one of a kind. This urn contains deep blue and dark crystals resembling a winters night, and also contains a space on the lid for a candle to honour the precious contents inside.
This keepsake urn is great for a mantel piece alongside your decorations as well as creating a cosy atmosphere with a warm flame for Christmas eve and morning.
Suitable for both indoors and outdoors this keepsake urn has the capacity to hold the ashes of a bodyweight up to 16 lbs.
We hope this article has been helpful to you and has given you an open mind to the possibilities of gifting an urn this season.
If you have any further questions or queries please visit our other articles which are linked below:
- What size urn do I need?
- Where to place your urn?
- Crystalline Keepsake Urns
- What is the cost of an urn?
- How to fill a cremation urn?
- Memorial Jewellery: What type is best for me?
- What materials are used in cremation urns?
Or feel free to contact us and we can help guide you through this difficult time.
We also advise each family to take a look at our Bereavement Support guide.
Phone Number: 0161 533 0805