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This beautiful memorial is both a cremation urn and a keepsake chest

Rosewood Chippendale Chest Urn

The Burlini Studios Chippendale Chest Cremation Urn is a truly unique memorial: it is both a cremation urn and a keepsake chest. The top section has a hinged lid that opens to reveal a velvet-line keepsake area, with removeable tray, photo frame, and medal/pin display. Take a look: Continue reading This beautiful memorial is both a cremation urn and a keepsake chest

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5 Uniquely Poetic Ways to Scatter a Loved One’s Ashes

Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.

― Shannon L. Alder

Scattering the ashes of your loved one is deeply symbolic act. Not only are you letting go of your loved one and of your grief, but you are in some sense returning them to the earth and releasing their souls. Continue reading 5 Uniquely Poetic Ways to Scatter a Loved One’s Ashes

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Wood Funeral Urns Designed to Fit into a Columbarium Niche

We now offer a selection of beautiful wood funeral urns deisgned to fit into a columbarium niche. These niches are known by a variety of terms – mausoleum niche, columbarium vault, funeral home niche, etc. Generally these are compartments meant to hold cremated remains in a wall at a funeral home, cemetery, columbarium, or mausoleum. The size of the niche might vary a little depending on how much you are willing to pay, but generally they stay fairly small. Continue reading Wood Funeral Urns Designed to Fit into a Columbarium Niche

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The Loon Bird Wood Urn for Memorials in Minnesota, Wisconsin, & Michigan

Wood Cremation Urn with Loon Bird Art

Our newest 3-dimensional inlay wood art memorial urn design is the Loon Bird Wood Urn, our rustic take on this gorgeous waterfowl found throughout the midwest and especially popular in the lake regions of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ontario Canada. Continue reading The Loon Bird Wood Urn for Memorials in Minnesota, Wisconsin, & Michigan

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The Layman’s Guide to Funeral Urns

Funeral urns can seem like a daunting subject to the uninitiated. So many options, so many things to think about, and all you want is to honor your loved one without messing everything up. So to help, we present to you The Layman’s Guide to Funeral Urns. Continue reading The Layman’s Guide to Funeral Urns

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Horse Themed Cremation Urns for People Who Loved Horses

Cremation urns for people who loved horses

Horses are loved by many. The majestic power, the graceful movement, the equine beauty. Horse themed cremation urns are a popular choice as a memorial for people who loved horses, and there are plenty from which to choose.

At Urns Northwest, we offer some brilliant and premium horse themed cremation urns. Continue reading Horse Themed Cremation Urns for People Who Loved Horses

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How To Safely Travel With Cremated Remains

If you are traveling a long distance by car or flying to retrieve the cremated remains of one parent or both, you will probably want to take the remains with you back home. Or perhaps you might want to honor a last wish and scatter them somewhere with sentimental value. Cremation is a popular practice that affords different options to honor a dead parent or keep them close. Whether you are honoring a final wish to scatter the ashes somewhere sentimental or take them back with you, you will want to keep the remains as safe as possible depending on the traveling methods. Continue reading How To Safely Travel With Cremated Remains

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New Wood Lighthouse Cremation Urn Designs

Wooden Lighthouse Cremation Urns

In recent months, we’ve added an array of new wood lighthouse cremation urn designs so that any and all who love lighthouses and the seacoast can find the perfect funeral urn. These wooden urns are crafted in the USA, available in your choice of four types of solid premium woods, and can even be made in larger companion urn sizes for a couple to remain together always. Continue reading New Wood Lighthouse Cremation Urn Designs

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Wood Cremation Urn with Great Lakes Art Inlay

Wood Urn with Great Lakes Art

Each and every region of these great United States have their own particular – and sometime peculiar – beauty. The land surrounding the Great Lakes is no different. Whether you live in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio, or across the border in Ontario, you know and love the Great Lakes for the way these lakes represent home. Continue reading Wood Cremation Urn with Great Lakes Art Inlay

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Soulmates Cremation Urn: A Memorial of Your Life & Love Together

Soulmates Cremation Urn

Our new “Soulmates” cremation urn presents a timeless memorial of your life and love together. Using elegantly constructed and engraved inlay hardwoods, this memorial art urn features a serene mountain lake with a couple sitting together on a personalized bench. Continue reading Soulmates Cremation Urn: A Memorial of Your Life & Love Together