Choosing A Funeral Urn For the Ashes Of An Adult
Most of the funeral urns for sale in this category are sized for adult humans, male or female, and are the metal vase design, a timeless classic. Funeral urns are available in many styles, colors, and shapes that depending on your needs and taste, range from simple boxes and containers, to elaborate bronze sculpture that can be displayed kept in the home or is suitable for burial at the cemetery.
Metal cremation urns are probably the most popular, and are valued for their strength, security, and beauty. Brass funeral urns are an affordable choice and are available in a rainbow of colors ranging from traditional silver and gold to purple, blue, pink, green, black or white. Optional engraving is available on most urns to identify and personalize your purchase, but may add an additional day to the shipment if done directly on the surface of the urn. Pendants and medallions sometimes will ship separate from the urn.
Many of the metal styles have smaller matching keepsake urns available for families that want to divide or scatter the ashes later. Sometimes, the someone in the family will want to keep a small amount of the ashes for a memento. Many of the metal funeral urns can be decorated with art work and personalized with engraving, medallions, and military service medals that can be adhered to the urn surface to create a beautiful memorial.
How to Choose a Loved One’s Funeral Urn
Ask 10 people why they chose the funeral urn they purchased, and you get 10 different answers. Some will tell you it’s was because the urn reminded them of the deceased; it was their favorite color, or portrayed their most favorite pastime. Others will tell you their chose of funeral urns was based on home décor; they selected to urn which best fit their home and vision of an in-home shrine memorial. No matter the motivation, you’re sure to find the perfect urn in this collection of funeral urns for ashes.
One of the easiest ways to make a selection is to consider your loved one's favorite color or style. Birth month gem stones can be used as a color guide to help narrow your choices. On a smaller scale, cremation keepsakes in the form of jewelry or pendants are also available. To learn more about the nature of brass, explore this article on brass cremation urns.
If you plan to have the urn present at the memorial service, we can arrange shipment directly to the funeral home or crematory and rush delivery may be an option. Most of the funeral urns for sale in this category are suitable for burial, however, you may want to check with the mortuary or cemetery to find out if a vault is required. Although, not required by law in many states, it is common practice in most cemeteries to use a vault to prevent the grave from sinking after a burial takes place.
Since planning a funeral isn't an activity you do everyday (thank goodness!) the process can be overwhelming. We’ve learned firsthand it can be difficult to make up your mind about a loved one’s funeral urn with so many choices and decisions to make, we've created a funeral planning checklist to help keep you on track. We can help simplify the steps and help you create a loving memorial. We want you to know we’re here to support you along the way.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.