Here are 100 of the world’s most beautiful wood cremation urns. We’ve arranged them into five groups to help simplify your browsing:
Simple & Elegant – Expertly crafted wood urns that convey a sense of simplicity and elegance.
Unique Accents – These memorials offer unexpected colors and accents which draw the eye to appreciate the beauty of the woodworker’s skill.
Wood Art Inlays – Wood cremation urns with jigsaw puzzle-like art scenes in three dimensions, using real wood assembled in layers.
Hand Turned Wood Urns – Premium wood turned onto a lather and finished to perfection.
Heartwarming Images – These memorials include personalized engraved photos of your loved one, lovebirds, hearts, religious symbols and more.
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The World’s Most Beautiful Wood Cremation Urns
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SIMPLE & ELEGANT
Below you’ll find elegant designs notable for their simplicity of shape and adornments. These wood cremation urns make idealistic use of real hardwoods such as Cedar, Black Walnut, Cherry, Elm, Mahogany, and more. To achieve such beauty in simplicity, the requisite expertise in woodcraft is plainly evident.
Note that many of these simple wood urns can be personalized with laser engraving of an inscription. Click or tap each image to be taken directly to the product page on the seller’s retail store.
Cherry Urn with Sculpture Art Carving
An all-time favorite and perennial bestseller, the Cherry Wood Urn with Sculpture Art Carving is crafted in Oregon from solid cherry wood and laser carved in detail to honor your loved one. Optionally, you can add an inscription to the top or front of the urn.
Cedar Wood Cremation Urn
Floating Shelf Urn
This one-of-a-kind wood urn is handcrafted in Oregon and designed as a floating shelf, which has a dual purpose:
First, it holds the cremated remains inside, discreetly keeping them anywhere you want in your home without advertising that this is a cremation urn. Second, it provides shelf space for you to create a memorial display in honor of your loved one.
Available in several wood types with an option to laser engrave an inscription onto the front wood surface.
Boston II Companion Urn in Walnut
Red Roses Cherry Wood Urn
Gone Fishing Cremation Urn Plaque
Handcrafted Rosewood Urn
This one is imported from overseas, but it is an attractive, affordable, and very popular option for a wooden cremation urn.
Wilmington Cross Urn in Walnut
Boxwood Cremation Urn
Walnut Scattering Urn
Designed specifically for scattering ashes, this rustic wooden cremation urn features a magnetic slide-lock closure for safe transportation and scattering. Made in the USA from genuine solid Walnut wood.
Deer Mahogany Wood Cremation Urn
Burl Elm Wood Cremation Urn
Sonata Cedar Wood Urn
Laser Carved Train Urn in Cherry Wood
Soulmates Wooden Companion Urn with 3-Dimensional Art
The “Soulmates” is another heartwarming and rustic wood companion urn for two people. This one depicts the couple sitting together on a lakeside bench. Their names and wedding date are etched into the back of the bench for a lovely, personalized touch.
Laser Carved Dragonfly Urn in Cherry Wood
Dovetailed Wood Urn
Black Walnut Wood Cremation Urn
Maple Wood Cremation Urn with Walnut Inlays
Hamilton Cremation Urn
Shown here in lush mahogany wood, the Hamilton is a gem of American made craftsmanship. Made in solid premium wood yet still affordable, this simple and elegant wood urn is also available in cherry, oak, and walnut.
Geometric Carved Miniature Keepsake Wooden Urn
WOOD ART INLAYS
These beautiful wood cremation urns boast incredibly detailed 3-dimensional inlays of artistic scene etched in real wood. Made in the USA from premium hardwoods, most designs are available in the wood type pictured as well as others, including Walnut, Oak, and Maple.
The inlays use a variety of woods in their natural colors which are laser engraved in fine detail then assembled together in layers like a jigsaw puzzle. This creates a realistic 3D effect which causes the art scene to “pop.”
Personalized engraving of name, dates, and more is also available. Most designs are available as standard, companion, and keepsakes urns (learn more about the different types of urns). Click or tap each image for more information.
Walnut Wood with Cardinal Bird
Shown above in Walnut, the Cardinal Inlay Art Wood Cremation Urn also comes in Oak, Maple, or Mahogany. The background of the scene is natural Cherry, and the bird itself is Rosewood (stained) with an Oak beak.
Astoria Lighthouse in Dark Walnut
This is just one of several lighthouse scenes, which include several based on famous real-life lighthouses such as Cape Hatteras and Portland Head Light.
American Eagle in Oak Wood
Walnut Wood Astioria Urn with Lilies
Ambassador Salmon Fishing Urn
Dark Walnut Wood with Golfing Scene
Desert Coyote with Cactus in Oak
Motorcycle Road Home Cremation Urn
Butterfly Astoria Urn in Walnut
Boat Fishing Cremation Urn in Walnut Wood
Maple Wood Hibiscus Flower Inlay Art Urn
Farm Tractor Walnut Wood Cremation Urn
Seascape Sailing Keepsake Urn
This is the “keepsake size” of our 3-dimensional urns. Behind the back panel is a small compartment which secures a tin. The tin container holds a small portion (1 cubic inch) of cremated remains as a keepsake for when the loved one’s remains are buried, scattered, or shared with relatives.
Walnut Wood with Rustic Mountain Lakes Inlay
Astoria Maple Wood Urn with Cherry Blossoms
Octagon Sailing Ship Urn in Walnut Wood
High Country Haven Bear Urn
Soaring Eagle Walnut Wood Cremation Urn
Soft Breezes Sailing Inlay Art Urn
Ambassador Salmon Fishing Urn in Oak
Hawaiian Beach Walnut Wood Urn
Cowboy Riding Home Urn in Walnut Wood
Hummingbird Inlay Art Scene in Oak
Bicycle Riding Home Cremation Urn
Howling Wolves Walnut Wood Cremation Urn
Moose Urn in Oak
Horse Riding Home Urn
Old-Fashioned Sailing Ship in Walnut Wood
Walnut Wooden Cremation Urn with Celtic Cross Inlay
This solid walnut wood urn features a prominent Celtic Cross as an inlay. The Christian cross is etched from maple wood, set flush into the surface of the wooden cremation urn with rustic elegance and true craftsmanship. Made in the USA. Also available in a stunning “Bible” shape.
Astoria Hummingbird Urn
Walnut Wood Surfing Cremation Urn
Whitetail Deer Wood Cremation Urn
Rustic Cabin 3-Dimensional Inlay Art Companion Urn
Our incredibly popular dimensional inlay art urns come in a companion size. That means it will hold the cremated remains of two people, often a husband and wife. The Rustic Cabin scene is a perennial favorite, and has that perfectly serene lakeside sensibility perfected by your choice of wood for the box.
These urns offer something different, something surprising, something to ponder. One of a kind wood memorial urns that are beautiful and expressive. Click each picture for more info or to order.
Oak Tree Branch Tealight Holder Keepsake Urn
This adorable tree branch cutting is not only a tealight, but it is also a tiny cremation urn! Designed to hold a small keepsake amount of ashes, this memorial is functional, cute, and meaningful.
Hand Turned Cowboy Hat Maple Wood Urn
Decorative Lidded Vessel Walnut Urn
Wall Mounted Wood Cremation Urn with Personalized Engraving
More memorial plaque urns are available here
Dragon Scroll Memory Chest
Wooden Chest Urn with Pewter Accents
Yew Companion Urn with Amethyst
HAND TURNED WOOD URNS
Woodturning is a time-honored tradition for fine wood art pieces. The way the lathe reveals the unique grain texture of each wood piece makes it ideal for use as a premium funeral urn memorial for your loved one. Below you will find beautiful wood cremation urns made in a variety of styles and wood types, all turned by hand.
Black Oak Wood Cremation Urn
Crafted from segments of solid wood, turned by hand on a lathe, then finished in a stunning black, this artisan urn is a work of art.
Cherry Wood Turned Urn
Padauk and Black Walnut Wood Hand Turned Urns
Segmented Walnut Wood Hand Turned Memorial Urn
Tranquility Maple Wood Cremation Urn
Purple Poplar Wood Hand Turned Memorial Urn
Segmented Maple Wood Hand Turned Memorial Urn
Maple Woodturned Urn
Large Curly Catalpa Wooden Urn
Black Walnut Woodturned Urn
Black Walnut & Yellowheart Hand Turned Urn
Black Walnut & Padauk Hand Turned Urn
Blue Oak Wood Hand Turned Urn
Pure Maple Wood Cremation Urn
Celtic Cross Green Hand Turned Cremation Urn
Blue Tear Drop Woodturned Memorial
Black Walnut & Zebrawood Cremation Urn
Tranquility Walnut Cremation Urn
Woodturning is rising in popularity as a medium for memorial art cremation urns. This piece, handcrafted in the USA from a solid piece of walnut wood, showcases the artistry of the hand-turned woodworking process. An elegant and refined memorial that retains a rustic and earthy sensibility.
The “heartwarming images” collection features touching and inspirational designs. These inlcude religious, personalized, and emotive themes such as the Christian Cross, hearts, horses, lovebirds, personalized photos and drawings, books, Bibles, and more.
Book Urn with Lovebirds Inlay
Mahogany Wood Cremation Urn with Praying Hands
Walnut Wood Cremation Urn with Maple Cross Inlay
Bible Wood Urn with Christian Cross Inlay
Your Own Drawing Maple Wood Urn
Loving Heart Floral Memorial Plaque Cremation Urn
Inspiration Praying Hands with Cross Inlay Cherry Urn
Mahogany Wood Cremation Urn with Cross
Lovebirds Companion Urn Memorial Plaque
This memorial plaque is actually a cremation urn – for two people! Between the front and back panels of this American-made wooden memorial plaque, there is room to secure up to 400 cubic inches of cremation ashes. The gorgeous design includes free personalized laser etching.
Vision Photo Engraved Walnut Wood Memorial
Mother’s Love Horses Inlay Art Cremation Urn
Maple Wood Cremation Urn with Laser Engraved Photo
Love Floral Heart Wall-Mounted Plaque Urn
This rustic wood cremation urn looks like a memorial plaque (and it is!), but it’s more than that. It’s also a cremation urn you can discreetly mount on the wall. With our beautiful memorial plaque urns, you can honor your loved one in a central and visible way, yet also not make it too obvious that it’s a cremation urn.