After a cremation family members are left with the question of what to do with the ashes...
During this time emotions are still running high and it's hard to choose a plan of action.
Here at Ocean Ashes we have picked the five most common solutions that our customers use to honor their love one.
The great news is that you don't have to choose only one or two of these, cremation provides enough ashes to incorporate all of them.
Even the great Roman Empire had a variety of ways they spread ashes.
ocean ash scattering is our top pick and most dynamic solution.
There is no greater force on earth than our ocean currents.
In the ocean our remains are physically and spiritually spread around the globe.
Combined with a beautiful scattering certificate to display there is no finer choice.
Cremation jewelry is a great way to keep a piece of your loved one with you.
There are many great companies that will work closely with you on picking the right piece.
With just a tiny amount of ashes you can create many custom pieces for everyone in your family.
I am working with a wonderful artist to produce beautiful jewelry to honor your loved one. Please click here to view our necklaces.
Cremation Art is a relatively new memorial concept that is gaining more popularity...
Artists can incorporate the ashes into almost anything you can dream up. From lamps, vases, glassware, mirrors and oil paintings.
There are almost endless options to choose from. These are great family keepsakes that can be passed along from generation to generation.
This is a great example of such artwork artfulashes.com
Planting cremation ashes is a good way to memorialize a loved one...
It provides a physical place to go for friends and family to remember and also is a living, beautiful tribute.
There are many companies who specialize in urns designed to grow into a tree or plant.
Duke University has a program that combines ashes in their memorial garden.
If you plan on doing it on your own be sure to research the steps needed to make the planting a success, the ashes have a high ph and special steps must be taken. here is one such company www.thelivingurn.com
Teddy Bear Urns are becoming a popular choice and for good reason...
They are comforting, personalized and very huggable. These are great for someone who loves to snuggle up and remember.
You can choose from a wide variety of sizes and colors along with personalized messages.
I personally know of a family who ordered two of these after the loss of the family dog and their kids love them. Check them out here http://www.cami-bear.com/
While these are my top five choices the choices for after cremation ideas are only limited by your imagination. Please comment below if you have an idea that I left out.