Benitoite Cremation Urn For Ashes - Adult

SKU: CUC 011

£279 £299

Our Benitoite Cremation urn for adult’s ashes reminds us of all things oceanic. This urn is a beautiful, bold, cobalt blue gradient which is darkest at the bottom and lightest at the top much like the ocean. Vertical striped patterns can be seen around the base of the urn which resembles the sunlight shining down through the deep ocean waters. Small crystals resembling tiny bubbles bring the whole look together to give off serene sea waters.

These crystalline glaze 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. Once a liquid matrix is formed from the molten glaze, the kiln is then cooled to the temperature at which the crystals will grow, which is usually around 1050 - 1150°C. The crystals take around 3-5 hours to grow.

When the crystals cool down, they obtain their final appearance and will not change. The modifications of the appearance of the crystals are a result of the specific chemical compositions of the glaze. The crystal formers are Zinc Oxide and Silica which combine to create Zinc Silicate. The shape of the crystals formed on cremation urn also differ depending on the various temperatures. 

A special ring must be made for each piece as well as a plate to catch the glaze that runs off, in order to protect the shelves of the kiln. This must then be removed and the bottom is grinded to make it smooth. 

Ultimately, each crystalline piece is delicately handcrafted, creating unique and original designs which are one of a kind and impossible to replicate. As the pieces are created on a pottery wheel, the size and measurements won’t be exact.

Bespoke Design Available

If the design of this urn is ideal for your loved one, but you would like it made in a different shape or size, please get in touch with our team through our contact us page to request your chosen design in a more suitable capacity.

  • Height (cm): 22
  • Width (cm): 20
  • Approx Weight (kg): 1.4
  • Material: Ceramic
  • Colour: Blue
  • Approx Capacity: 3.8 (ltr) / 232 (cu in)
  • Suitable for ashes of body weight up to 105.2 (kg) / 232 (lbs)
  • Suitable for: Adult
  • Indoor or Outdoor use: Both
  • Free Delivery: Between 10 - 15 Working Days (Made to Order)

We deliver free of charge to anywhere within the United Kingdom.

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