Keepsake urns by design, are made to hold a small portion of the cremated remains and
serve as a memento. They come in numerous styles and materials and can
be purchased as a single urn or in a set.
provide the opportunity for all family members to share in remembrance
the time spent with a loved one who has passed away. In many cases
they can serve as a starting point for each family member to find their
own path to closure.
Why a Keepsake Urn?
Keepsake urns are used to meet an assortment of needs. One of the most common needs being that if several family members want to keep a portion of the ashes, then a
keepsake urn will fill that need. This is very important especially for large families that were close to the loved one who passed away. They can also be used to keep a portion of the ashes at a separate location such as your office. Another situation is when the main urn is placed
in a cremation niche at a cemetery and a surviving family member wishes to keep a small portion for themselves at home. The same applies when the ashes are scattered and a portion is kept for a keepsake memorial.
Types of Keepsake Urns
Just like their larger counterparts, keepsake urns are available in a wide variety of materials, types and themes. Some of the more popular materials are marble, bronze, wood, glass and cultured materials. As for designs and styles, the possibilities are almost limitless. In many cases you can find a keepsake urn to highlight a special interest or hobby such as musical instruments. They also take the form of figures such as angels or animals.