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Cremation Urn Primer

Cremation Urn Primer

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
Safeguarding the ashes is a very important function of the cremation urn, however, you can also use this an opportunity is to create a personalized memorial that will capture the very essence and pers...
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Care and Cleaning of Bronze Sculpture Urns

Care and Cleaning of Bronze Sculpture Urns

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
The beauty of your bronze sculpture urn can be preserved with easy and basic maintenance. Quality bronze art will last for centuries and will be enjoyed for a lifetime if properly cared for. Let's sta...
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Shopping for a Cremation Urn Online

Shopping for a Cremation Urn Online

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
Most consumers would rather not have to buy a cremation urn...ever. However, if your family has chosen cremation and plans to store the ashes in an urn, a decision has to be made. Start at the funeral...
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Why Do People Buy Cremation Jewelry?

Why Do People Buy Cremation Jewelry?

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
Written by Kim Stacey, MA, CFD, CGCWhen a close family member or friend dies, it tears a ragged hole in the fabric of our lives. The experience of grieving their passing is a process where we work to ...
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Cremation Jewelry - Care and Cleaning of Gold Pendants

Cremation Jewelry - Care and Cleaning of Gold Pendants

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
Our gold cremation jewelry is what's known in the industry as vermeil, (pronounced ver-may). Vermeil is a plating process that applies a layer of 14K gold over sterling silver. Over time and depending...
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SPIRIT OF GIVING: Organ Donation

SPIRIT OF GIVING: Organ Donation

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
A special thanks to Kay Christian for sharing her story. This article was lifted from part of the presentation she uses during her educational lectures on the value of organ donation.My name: Kay Chri...
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Funeral Speak Glossary- Common Terms

Funeral Speak Glossary- Common Terms

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
Some of theterminology you may hear at the funeral home or crematoryCremation: the process in which a body is reduced to its basic elements in a short period of time using intense heat and evaporation...
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Funeral Planning Checklist

Funeral Planning Checklist

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
Planning a funeral can be a very difficult task, especially considering the circumstances. When something as tragic as a family member or friend passes away, the last thing you want to deal with is pl...
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To View or Not to View

To View or Not to View

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
I Never have been a fan of embalming, but then I realized I’d never seen embalming done well.Recently, a friend of the family passed after a long illness.At 93, in ill health, she was ready to go, she...
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Calculating the Actual Cost of a Funeral

Calculating the Actual Cost of a Funeral

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
When you are making arrangements, the funeral provider must give you an itemized statement of the total cost of the funeral goods and services you have selected. If the funeral provider is unsure of t...
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Helpful Information for Families of Veterans- Death Benefits

Helpful Information for Families of Veterans- Death Benefits

Lenette 11/13/2018 0
Quick Reference and Helpful links for veteran's benefits.A Guide to Burial at Arlington National Cemetery Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Information on burial, headstones and markers. Listing of State Vete...
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Raku Pottery Urns

Raku Pottery Urns

Lenette 11/08/2018 0
 Raku pottery is an ancient Japanese firing process in which each urn is removed from the kiln while it's still red hot, the molten glaze is silky and glowing. The hot pottery is placed in a bed of st...
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Crystal and Glass Cremation Urns: What Makes Them Special

Crystal and Glass Cremation Urns: What Makes Them Special

Lenette 11/08/2018 0
The most traditional type of storage for cremated remains is a cremation urn. These can be made from a wide variety of materials, including wood, bronze, or other metals. They can be used indoors or o...
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Cloisonné Cremation Urns: History and Use in Modern Times

Cloisonné Cremation Urns: History and Use in Modern Times

Lenette 11/08/2018 0
Cloisonne is an ancient art form invented by the French and perfected by the Chinese, and predates stained glass art. Cloisonne is a statement of strength and beauty, constructed from brass, copper an...
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Bronze Casting Process

Bronze Casting Process

Lenette 11/08/2018 0
The lost-wax process of casting is one of the oldest methods used in creating bronze statues and urns. Introduced in Ancient Greece, this practice was popularized during the Renaissance Period. Today,...
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