When shopping for a cremation for a beloved family member, friend or a pet, there are many small things that you need to bear in mind. One such thing is the size of the urn. The market is flooded with different types of urn in various shapes, materials and also sizes. As cremation urn is used to store the cremation ashes of a departed soul, it is very essential to shop for one that fulfills your specific requirements.
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The process of cremation takes place at a crematory or crematorium where the body of a deceased is kept in a container and then it is placed in the cremation chamber. Here the container is exposed to a very high temperature (approximately 1,600 to 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit) for two to three hours. During this time period, the body gets transferred to bone fragments which are known as cremated remains or cremation ashes. Finally the bone fragments are process into fine particles which is then handed over to the family member of the deceased.
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You can memorialize your beloved pet by opting for a charming pet urn, cremation jewelry, garden stepping stone, keepsake rock, and so on. Of all these items, memorial jewelry is the most attractive and convenient.
It allows you to keep a portion of your pet’s cremated remains with you as a source of comfort instead of placing the ashes somewhere inside or outside the house where it is likely to be neglected and forgotten over a period of time.
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Cremation service takes place when a funeral is followed by cremation. However, you can also arrange for a direct cremation service without having a funeral or memorial service.
Simply put, cremation is the process of subjecting a dead body to high temperatures (1600-2000 degrees Fahrenheit) to reduce it to bone fragments.
The cremated remains so obtained are then pulverized to a uniform powdery consistency. This irreversible process is carried out in a crematory within a crematorium.
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The word ‘urn’ in simple terms means a drab metal or iron vessel. However, when it comes to cremation urns, it means a container where the cremated remains or ashes received after cremating a dead body can be stored. These types of urns have been used throughout the history of mankind.
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Losing a person is a very difficult phase in life and making funeral arrangements is even more difficult. Also if cremation has been decided upon, it becomes important for the family member to decide upon is what they will be doing with the cremation ashes. One option is buying a cremation urn to store the ashes of the deceased and keep it safely for years.
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There are certain tips and suggestions that can be useful when you are traveling, especially air traveling while carrying a cremation urn.
For instance, when choosing an urn to store cremation remains for traveling, it is suggested to avoid the ones made of metal, ceramic, and stone.
These materials are not likely to successfully pass through the security checkpoint X-ray machines because they cannot be scanned.
Thus, it would be more time-consuming as the Transport Security Administration (TSA) agent is not allowed to open and check through the contents of non scan-able items out of respect for the deceased and family, even if you request the screener to do so.
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When purchasing a cremation urn to store the ashes of a loved one, you need to pay attention to the style, design as well as material of the urn. This is particularly important if you are planning to buy a keepsake urn to display at your home.
Thus, the choice of material depends on the type of urn you want to have. People often pass them down from one generation to another. So, it is important to opt for a durable and high-quality cremation urn.
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Cremation urns also popular by the name of funerary urns, cinerary urns and burial urns have been popularly used by generations. Cremation urns are used to keep the ashes of a dead person safely for years to come. The ashes are collected after the cremation of the dead body is done and then stored in the urn.
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Cremation jewelry allows you to keep a portion of ashes, that is, a tangible part of a departed loved one close to your heart. This is a relatively new concept.
Nevertheless, it is gaining immense popularity nowadays because it offers an elegant, unique and convenient way to memorialize the deceased.
People usually store some ashes or cremated remains of their loved ones in memorial jewelry. It can be in the form of cremation pendants, photo pendants, cross keepsakes, memory necklace, cremation lockets, cremation rings, cremation cufflinks, and so on.
“Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o’er-wrought heart and bids it break.”
– William Shakespeare (Macbeth)
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