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The cremated remains of a deceased person are kept in a cremation urn, which serves as a container. However, it serves much more than just a practical purpose for a family who has experienced a loss. The urn is a respectable monument that honours and symbolises the spirit of their loved one.

Today, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of urns from which to choose. In fact, there are a tonne of salt urn for human ashes in a wide range of forms, sizes, and colours if you Google “cremation urn” and look at the images the search returns.

I'm aware that not everyone is particularly knowledgeable with cremation urns, therefore I'd want to impart some of my knowledge to you.

Let's begin by examining three main categories of cremation urns.

Personal urns
Urns with a single capacity are made to hold one person's cremated remains. For a vessel of this size, the phrases individual, full-size, and adult can all be used interchangeably.

Interior volumes of full-size urns range from 195 cubic inches to 260 cubic inches. The volume of one cubic inch may hold about one pound of body weight. This implies that a person weighing 175 pounds would need an urn with a minimum 175 cubic inch capacity.

Friendship urns

Companion urns are designed to hold the cremated ashes of two people, as the name implies. They are perfect for people who have a close relationship in life and want to be remembered as a unit after they pass away.

Companion urns, commonly referred to as dual-capacity or double urns, have a volume holding capacity of 350 to 450 cubic inches. The vessel's design will determine whether it has one huge chamber or two smaller compartments to house and safeguard its cargo.

Memorial urns

Keepsake urns allow for the division and sharing of a loved one's remains among numerous persons because they are tiny enough to hold a small percentage of cremation remains.

There are keepsakes available that can accommodate between 3 and 100 cubic inches of remains.

Instead of cremated remains, a family may decide to place soil from the burial site, dried funeral flowers, or a little piece of their loved one's hair within a souvenir.

Materials, Design, and Style

Full-size, companion, and keepsake urns can be made from virtually any type of material. Wood, metal, ceramic, and marble products tend to be the most popular.

In terms of design, vase and box-shaped urns typically have a traditional look and feel. Contemporary urns, on the other hand, boast clean lines, sleek silhouettes, and smooth finishes.

And in regard to style, handmade and custom products are particularly unique and often have unexpected decorative features.


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