Urns For a Life
Nobody wants to buy an urn, it’s an object we wish didn’t have to exist, but storing the ashes of a loved one is something most of us will have to face some time.
There is an endless range of urns on offer from around the world made from a variety of materials, but very few that aren’t mass produced or that are made by hand with the care and thought that requires.
We make hand blown glass urns here at Elysium, with a hand made cloth bag inside to hold the ashes. Clients can choose the colour, request an inscription, we can even design an urn especially to represent a person. We try to make everything to the highest quality and with great heart.
Here’s an email we had in response to receiving one of our urns, which sums it up perfectly:
I just wanted to confirm that the urn for my late wife’s ashes has arrived safely and to thank you for crafting such a beautiful thing. I’m sure she would have approved. She left specific instructions requesting this – so we had to get it right!
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