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6 Types of Urns to Consider September 20, 2017

Cremation has become an increasingly popular choice and gives loved ones the opportunity to keep the departed close by. When cremation is chosen, an important consideration is what type of urn to select. There is a wide variety of different urns to choose from, meaning there are options for differing aesthetics and budgets. Here is a look at six types of urns to take into consideration.

Cast Bronze

This is a classic style and is one that has a dignified appearance that will make for an excellent way to commemorate your loved one.


Ceramic urns have something of an artisanal appearance and are a great way to celebrate those who lived creative, artistic lives.


Cherry and oak are two options for this type of urn, which is understated, but at the same time classical.


Marble urns take on a more grandiose appearance, and can be a fitting way to memorialize someone who was especially cultured and dignified. The is one of the more eye-catching varieties of urns.

Biodegradable Urns

These are a great selection for those who want to be returned to nature.

Keepsake Urns

These are small vessels that permit loved ones to share the ashes. Keepsake urns can be fashioned into different types of jewelry as well.

If you’re preparing for a cremation, be sure to get in touch with a reputable funeral home. For a funeral home in the Everett, WA area, the trusted name is Funeral Alternatives of Snohomish County at 1-888-381-6993. Fee free to contact Funeral Alternatives of Snohomish County during your difficult time.

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Written By Brian Corey

Published By MORBiZ