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What are the different kinds of urns? February 18, 2018

Cremation has become more commonplace in recent years and, as a result, there has been an increase in the availability of different types of urns. There are options for a variety of different aesthetic preferences. Some stately urns can work well as a focal point in a permanent location in the home, while other urns can actually be worn as ornate jewelry. Here’s a look at six different types of urns to choose from.


These urns are representative of stateliness and a dignified life lived with great refinement and elegance.

Cast Bronze

This type of urn has a classic, timeless appearance and some look as though they were taken straight from Greek antiquity.


Ceramic urns are reflective of a creative soul, and thus make a great testament to lives lived artistically.

Biodegradable Urns

For the nature lover who wants their remains to be returned organically to the earth, this is an excellent option.


Cherry, walnut, and mahogany are options for wood urns that provide a classic, rustic appearance.

Keepsake Urns

This type of urn can be made into beautiful jewelry, so the dearly departed can always be kept close to the heart.

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

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