I came across a company in Seattle, Washington called Artful Ashes. They have come up with a unique way to hold the memory of a loved one – a piece of glass art. All you have to do is send them about a tablespoon full of ashes and they will turn it into art. Their designs are in the shape of hearts or spheres, measure approximately 3 ½ by 3 ½ inches and weigh about 14 ounces. The ashes you provide are swirled through the design and can be seen in the finished piece. If you like, you can include a short inscription on the memorial.
Some people I mentioned this idea to thought it was creepy; others liked it. Regardless, it’s a beautiful piece of art and something to be considered. There are many unique ways to preserve the ashes of a loved one. This is just one more new one.
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