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What is cremation?

It’s the process of reducing the body to ashes and bone fragments through the use of intense heat. The process usually takes two to four hours. Depending on the size of the body, the cremated remains will weigh three to

What can be done with the ashes after cremation?

They can be placed in a niche in a columbarium, buried, scattered, or kept by the family. Cremated remains are sterile and pose no health hazard. Their disposition is, for the most part, not controlled, provided the landowner grants permission.

What size of urn should I buy?

A general rule when determining the ideal size of urn is that every 1 pound of body weight, prior to cremation, equals about one cubic inch of capacity in the urn. For example, if your loved one weighed 200 lbs,

Can cremated remains be shipped or delivered?

Yes, cremated remains can be shipped. We recommend using the United States Postal Service as they have experience in these type of shipping requests, and can provide a tracking system for you to monitor the shipment and delivery. For cremated

Can the urn be used to scattered the remains or ashes?

Yes, many people use the urn to store the ashes, and later scatter the ashes in their desired location. The majority of our urns are well suited to scatter the ashes if desired. And after ashes have been dispersed, the

What you should know before buying an urn

An urn is the protection used to maintain the integrity of the ashes or cremated remains of the loved one. When considering an urn, a few points to keep in mind: Where will the cremated remains be stored? Do you

What is an urn?

An urn is a vase used to hold the cremated remains of a loved one. Urns are commonly used to store the remaining ashes from the cremation process, and used not just for a family members who pass and are