Glass cremation urns are turning heads with stunning contemporary designs. Not only are these modern glass art pieces honouring the dead, but they’re celebrating the living. They are both beautiful and functional and represent the perfect way to memorialize a loved one.
Blown glass urns brighten up homes
These glassy works are more decorative and colourful than ever before brightening up homes and creating talking pieces. Yet, blown glass cremation urns are not a modern cultural trend.
Modern glass urn designs buried in history
Archaeologists have found blown glass cremation urns in the famous Columbaria of Rome.
Not only do examples of these inspiring artefacts stand out for their creative design, but the cremains inside remains intact. How incredible is that? So if you had any doubts about crystal glass cremations urn being suitable to hold your departed loved one’s ashes, you have your answer.
Glass urn art
Can you believe this stunning glassy piece is a cremation urn? Made from high-grade crystal glass it features a chamber inside for ashes. The design shown here is part of the Elements Collection that represents the four most important elements: air, water, fire and earth.
What an elegant and discreet way to honor your departed loved one. And with a choice of three sizes (small, medium and large), we have no doubt you’ll find the perfect one to suit your newly departed.
Crystal and glass
Yes, this beautiful piece is a keepsake cremation urn. Can you think of anything more delightful to hold a token of your newly departed’s ashes?
Made from hand-blown high-grade crystal glass, each piece is unique because the color pattern varies slightly with each one.
Ashes are inserted via a secure opening which can be closed and sealed. Holds 2 ci of cremains.
Not a tear shall you shed
Inspired by the tears shed when a loved one passes, this stunning mini urn is a gorgeous piece of crystal glass art. Inside is a single teardrop-shaped cavity to hold cremation ashes. Outside a stoke of gold leaf signifies a loved once shared and a life well-lived.
Available in a range of colours, this stunning keepsake glass urn will compliment any home and can hold about 6 ci of ashes.
Cleaning tips for glass urns
To clean your urn, gently wipe the outer surface of the urn with a dry soft cloth to remove dirt and dust. Alternatively, clean with a natural cleaning solution made from one part vinegar in three parts water to restore the sparkle and shine.
How long do ashes last?
Cremains can last for a long time in a cremation urn with good airtight seals. Archaeologists have found the remains of cremated individuals thousands of years old.
The airtightness of the urn is crucial in determining how long your cremains might last. While it’s difficult to decide on an exact time frame, experts say that cremains in a sealed urn can last 50 to 100 years. However, if you want your loved ones’ ashes to be around long after you’re gone, it’s best to invest in a high-quality glass urn that can be sealed shut.
For this reason, some people like to add clear drying glue when sealing the urn lid.
One thing to keep in mind is that even though glass cremation urns can last a long time, they are still susceptible to breakage. It’s important to handle them with care and store them in a safe place.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.