The most common concept about cremation ashes is that they need to be scattered, but this is not the only option available to you. If you are keen to keep hold of the ashes after a cremation or you are looking to have them interred, then choosing a special ashes urn may be the decision that works best for you.
What Should You Do With Ashes?
Losing someone you love is one of the most difficult events you can experience but deciding what to do with their cremation ashes is also challenging, especially if they did not make their wishes clear. Take a look at some ideas below to help you make the right decision.
What To Do With Cremation Ashes When You Don’t Want To Scatter Them
The most common concept about cremation ashes is that they need to be scattered, but this is not the only option available to you. If you are keen to keep hold of the ashes after a cremation or you are looking to have them interred, then choosing a special ashes urn may be the decision that works best for you. There is a wide range of urns to choose from in terms of size, shape and the material they are made from. At Viner and Sons, we can help you to choose the urn that best reflects the person that you are remembering.
Turning Cremation Ashes Into Jewellery
If you want to keep your loved one close to you after they have passed away, then turning their cremation ashes into jewellery is another creative option available to you. There are many different jewellery options to choose from, including pendants, rings and earrings, or you can opt to have the ashes made into a stone that you can then have set into a piece of jewellery of your choosing. Choosing to have cremation ashes turned into jewellery is becoming more of a popular choice with people that do not want to scatter ashes after the loss of a loved one.
Choose An Eco-Friendly Solution
If you want to respect the need for environmentally friendly practices, then planting the ashes of your loved one in an urn that has a tree sapling or seed inside is a great choice as it can then be planted in the garden or local woodland for a memorial you can visit for years to come.
Think About A Memorial Tattoo
Another way to use the ashes of a loved one is to have some of them mixed with tattoo ink and then used to create a visual memorial in a new piece of body art. There are a number of tattoo artists that now offer this service, and they will work with you to create a tattoo that will bring you comfort for many years to come.
Other Ideas For Your Loved Ones Cremation Ashes
There are also a wide range of more creative ideas that you can use when it comes to memorialising the ashes of someone you have lost, these include:
- Having them sent to the moon
- Transporting them into space
- Having them put into fireworks
- Using it to make the sand for a special hourglass
- And many more
If you need help arranging a cremation service or want to discuss more on how you can use your loved one’s ashes, then the Viner and Sons team is here for you – get in touch today.