Everything you Need to Know About Keepsake Urns

Losing someone close to you is a difficult point in life for anyone to go through. What can make it even more difficult is deciding how to handle their end of life care. Multiple people will have loved the recently deceased, but what can we do when everyone wants to have a part of them as a remembrance? That is where keepsake urns can help, and this article will tell you all you need to know about them and more.

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Discovering the Artistry of Brass Cremation Urns

In the modern age, urns can come in many different materials. Aluminium is the most common urn material as it is sturdy, cost effective and efficient to make. Wood urns are affordable and eco friendly, and are becoming very popular as pet urns due to their ease in customizability. So why would someone consider a brass urn? That is the question this article will answer as we explore the beautiful artistry of brass urns and why they are worth every penny.

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Honouring Life's Blossoms: The Meaning behind Floral Designs on Burial Urns

Urns these days come in many different styles. One pattern that is incredibly common and has been for years are floral designs. Flowers are a beautiful and poignant way to symbolise a passing and are a touching way to give back a sense of love and beauty to a terrible situation. In today's article we will be discussing the meanings behind floral designs as well as why they are so important.

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Does the Size of a Cremation Urn Matter?

There are so many questions left for us when our loved ones pass. We are often left having to plan for their funerals which is difficult, especially for someone's first time. Questions such as should they be buried or cremated? Where should they be kept after they pass? In today's article, we will be answering the common question that is, if the size of a cremation urn actually matters.

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How to Scatter Ashes at the Beach

Loss is a traumatic event that almost all of us will have to deal with at one point or another. When we lose someone close to us, we want to make sure that their final goodbye can be truly special and commemorative. This wish to make an honourable final goodbye has many people wanting to scatter their loved ones ashes at the beach in a beautiful end of life ceremony. But how do you scatter ashes at the beach? That's the question this article will answer as well as giving you some alternatives and tips that can help with the process.

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What are the Rules on Scattering Ashes in Australia?

Losing a loved one is difficult and planning their end of life ceremony can be even more so. Sometimes It's hard to know exactly what they would have wanted, especially if there was no written will. One really special option that many Australians are choosing is to scatter their loved ones ashes in their favourite place. Whether that place was at the beach or at the end of their go to hiking trail, rules and regulations need to be followed to ensure you are legally allowed to do so. This article will discuss what you can and cannot do in terms of scattering ashes as well as some other viable alternatives.

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How can you Send Cremation Ashes Overseas?

Cremation ashes aren't always easy to handle. There are so many different options to consider, like whether they should be buried or stored in an urn. How long will it take the ashes to arrive? Should they be scattered or put into keepsake jewellery? What if they need to be sent to a different country, such as their home country? It can be difficult to know what to do, and there are lots of questions to be asked. This article will discuss the legality of transporting ashes as well as some other useful tips that you should know.

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How Much Does a Pet Cremation Cost in Australia?

Losing your furry companion is a hard time in anyone's life. They can be our best friends in life and are always there for us. Whether you had a dog, cat, rabbit, or any other pet, it still hurts just as much when we have to experience their passing. It can leave you distraught and feeling lonely. It's hard to know what's the best decision to make, so that's why we here at Eternal Urns have written this article to let you know how much a pet cremation costs as well as some other useful tips.

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How do you Open a Plastic Cremation Container?

With the passing of a loved one, many questions can arise such as what to do now or how to hold the procession. One question that often gets asked during this difficult time is how to actually open the plastic cremation container in which your loved ones ashes are stored. While they should be made in an intuitive way, most people struggle opening these receptacles. This article will discuss the way to open these containers as well as other helpful tips. 

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What to do With Unwanted Cremation Ashes?

Not everyone wants to keep the cremation ashes they receive after a funeral. While most people prefer to keep their loved ones ashes in an urn, buried, or scattered at their loved ones favourite places, we know this isn't always the case. Sometimes you are stuck with ashes you don't want to keep for a variety of different reasons. This article will detail all the different things you can do with cremation ashes, unwanted or not.

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How Long Does it Take to get Ashes After a Cremation?

When it comes to after life practices, a lot of people have many questions regarding the topic. This can especially be true when it is their first time engaging with such a topic. Cremation has now overtaken traditional funeral burials in Australia as many Aussies are now looking towards the benefits of cremation over burial. With such an increase in cremation comes an increase in cremation related questions and so we here at Eternal Urns will be answering one particularly common question: How long does it take to get ashes after a cremation? 

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How Does a Cremation Work?

Cremation has been around since as early as 3000 B.C as evidenced by pottery urns found throughout that period.The methods and tools used in the cremation process have changed throughout time but the overall objective has remained the same, To turn a recently deceased person into ashes. Here at Eternal Urns we have made this article to explain cremation and what happens to your loved ones after they pass.

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How Much Does it Cost to be Cremated in Australia?

Losing a loved one is hard, and it's not made any easier by the high costs associated with end of life funerary rites. Funerals are expensive which is why many Aussie families are opting for cremations instead of the traditional burial. This is because the costs regarding cremation are much lower compared to funerals. In today's article, we’ll be examining how much it costs to be cremated in Australia and some tips in reducing the price.

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A Guide to Scattering Tubes for Cremation Ashes

Death is a natural part of life and for the longest time in human history it was a way for the earth to reclaim us and our remains. In modern times, bodies are now pumped with chemicals that are toxic to the environment for traditional burials in order to preserve them. This has led many Australians to look for alternative ways to handle the passing of their loved ones. Cremation has become a great eco-friendly method but some people still don't want to keep their loved ones ashes in an urn. This is where scattering tubes come through as an incredibly cost saving alternative. Though we primarily sell urns here at Eternal Urns, we also have scattering tubes available and this article will teach you all you need to know about them.

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Unique Ways of Expressing your Loved Ones Personality and Interests Through Urns

Losing someone close to you is a horrible period in anyone's life. Unfortunately it is something we must all experience at one point or another. When such a tough event occurs, it is made tougher due to the fact that one must consider how to prepare their body for the afterlife. With such high funerary expenses associated with burials, many Australians are looking towards cremation as a suitable alternative. Even with cremation, considerations must be made as to how the person's cremains will be handled. Will they be scattered or stored? What sort of urn is suitable for your loved one? This article's primary focus is to give you unique and meaningful examples of ways to express your loved one's personality through their urn.

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Understanding Animal Symbology Used on Urns

In today’s urn market, you can come across so many different types of urns that it can be daunting to know which one to get. Different materials, styles and symbols can be mixed and matched, so how do you know what you should be looking for? While the main factors when deciding what urn to purchase will usually be the price and material, an often overlooked aspect of urns are the symbology found on them. This article will take a look at different animal symbology that can be found in today's urns and which ones would be most suitable for you and your loved one.

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Cloisonné Urns: A Testament to Artisanal Craftsmanship

Cloisonné urns are some of the most intricately beautiful and striking urns on the market. They are an amazingly difficult, time consuming detail to have on an urn yet are so worth the effort. Cloisonné urns come in various different colours and patterns and are a solid choice for anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one. They make a great choice as it is a truly unique and special form of art with a lot of history behind the process. Placing their remains in one of these urns is a beautiful way to help their journey into the afterlife. This article will discuss what exactly Cloisonné urns are, a bit about their history and other facts that make these urns so special.

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Wearing Memories: Cremation Jewellery Used to Keep your Loved Ones Close

Losing someone you love can be an unimaginable pain. The pain and grief is overwhelming and life becomes extremely difficult to not have that person close to you anymore. The need to keep them close to us is still there even if they no longer are. This is why many people have turned to cremation jewellery as a way to keep their dearly departed by their side. This article will discuss the many benefits of cremation jewellery and the reasons why this one niche item has become so popular as a way of keeping your loved ones close.

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The Beauty of Metal Urns for Cremation

Choosing the most suitable urn to hold your loved ones ashes is an important decision in dealing with your grief. The urn you pick is not only a final resting place for them but also a way to properly honour their memory. The right urn should keep in mind what the person liked, their favourite colour and even the material of the urn. It is a daunting feat to know you must pick the right one yet have so many different urns to choose from. In this article will go over the benefits of choosing metal urns, why they are the most popular type of urn and how metal became such a favoured choice when selecting a material for your urn.

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The Enduring Legacy of Stone Urns for Loved Ones

Stone is one of the oldest materials used in urn creation. It is a popular and famous material that has been used by the Romans and other ancient civilisations. They are a great way to honour your loved ones passing and are incredibly durable and strong. This article will discuss the many benefits of choosing a stone urn over other popular urn materials.

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Choosing the Right Urn Colour to Honour Your Loved One’s Life

When you lose someone close to you, it can be a tremendously devastating time in you and your families lives. So many emotions and grief, it is hard to know how to proceed. One valuable way of dealing with grief is making sure their passing is handled with care and honour. Most Australians are choosing to use cremation, with a cremation rate as high as 65% nationwide. With so many purchasing cremation urns it's vital to know how to choose the most suitable urn for them, especially when we talk about colour. In this article we will be talking about the importance of choosing the right colour for your loved ones urn.

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The Eco-Friendly Urn: A Sustainable Choice for Human Ashes

Climate change has been called a disaster by many scientists for the human race. Since the industrial revolution, CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions from humans have been rising rapidly and permanently scarring our climate. Scientists expect this worsening of the climate to degrade more so in the next 10 to 50 years if left unchecked. This has made many people aware of how their own actions impact the environment. Humans are now exploring ways to efficiently reduce their own carbon footprint and a recently popularised method has been the use of eco-friendly urns such as biodegradable urns. This article will discuss the benefits of using a biodegradable urn as opposed to other urns and end of life rituals.

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The Benefits of Choosing a Ceramic Urn

The loss of someone you love is a very stressful and difficult time. You will have to consider things you never thought you would,like should your loved one be buried or cremated? If they are to be cremated, will the urn be buried or displayed, or will the ashes be dispersed somewhere? It’s hard to know the correct answer to these questions, especially if it is your first time dealing with this type of tragic event. A lot of your decisions will come down to your own personal preference while also keeping in mind what the deceased would have wanted. If you choose the path of purchasing an urn, you will find there will be many different varieties involved. These urns will be made out of different materials and have various styles. One popular urn material that has been used for centuries is ceramics. Ceramics are a typically hard and chemically non-reactive material that is formed or densified with heat. Ceramics are also used for more than pottery and urns. Clay, bricks, tiles, glass, and cement are other examples of where ceramic is used. Ceramic urns can be found to have some of the most fascinating and touching designs in the urn space. This will primarily be focusing on the benefits of choosing ceramic urns over other common urn materials.

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