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6 Options for Urns December 13, 2018

When trying to decide which type of urn to select, there are styles to choose from that range from subtle to stately. Urn types can differ greatly, with some being worn as jewelry, while others are chosen because they are biodegradable. Before finalizing a choice, it could be worthwhile to consult a reputable funeral director who can help ensure that you get exactly what you’re looking for. Here’s a look at six different kinds of urns to choose from.


There is a variety of options to choose from, with oak, cherry, and mahogany being popular options.


These urns harken back to a classical era and provide a refined look that honors those who lived with great dignity.


For those who lived their lives in an especially artistic fashion, a ceramic urn can provide a fitting remembrance.

Cast Bronze

Urns made of cast bronze convey a look of strength and timelessness.

Keepsake Urns

These urns are fashioned into jewelry, allowing survivors to keep their departed loved one nearby, wherever they may go.

Biodegradable Urns

These urns allow departed nature-lovers to be returned to the earth in such a way that no pollutants will be left behind.

If you’re preparing for a cremation, be sure to get in touch with a reputable funeral home. For funeral services in Everett, Lynwood, Lake Stevens, Monroe, Stanwood, Tulalip, and Marysville, WA, the trusted name is Funeral Alternatives of Snohomish County at 1-888-381-6993. Funeral Alternatives also provides funeral home services in Seattle and King County. Fee free to contact Funeral Alternatives of Snohomish County to ask any questions that you might have about the funeral-planning process.