Last Updated on April 1, 2015
Butterfly cremation urns are very popular as a way to memorialize loved ones. Butterflies are not only delicate and beautiful, but also in many cultures symbolizes transformation and new life.
“And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.”
– II Corinthians 3:18
In ancient Greek the word for butterfly is “psyche,” which means “soul.” In Japan (as well as many other countries and cultures), the butterfly is often seen as a personification of an individual’s soul. The association with souls is easily identifiable; the butterfly begins as an unattractive caterpillar then effectively “dies” to the world upon entering its cocoon only to find “new life” as an astoundingly beautiful butterfly.
Beyond the sybolism, many people simply love butterflies and find delight in the gentle fluttering multi-colored wings of the delicate creature.
In any case, butterflies provide a gorgeous and fitting theme for a memorial cremation urn to honor your loved one. Our cremation urns are made by the finest woodworkers and ceramic artists, and we always strive to provide the most attractive memorial by which to remember your loved one. Our wooden butterfly urns can be personalized with a laser-engraved inscription, which will permanently engrave the name, dates, and more into the surface of the wood urn.
Below you can view some of our most popular butterfly cremation urn designs, and you can browse our complete collection here.