A keepsake urn is a special type of cremation urn that is designed to hold a small amount of ashes.
Unlike traditional cremation urns, which are often quite large and can hold the remains of an entire person, keepakes typically include only a few tablespoons of ashes. They can be smaller versions of a larger urn, or often piece of jewelery is poplular.
They are often chosen when people want to:
- Keep a portion of the ashes with them at all times.
- Share the ashes amongst family members.
- Keep some ashes but scatter the bulk of the remains somewhere special.
- Don't have a lot of space for a larger urn.
These smaller-sized vessels are often crafted from precious materials such as wood or porcelain, and they serve as lasting symbols of remembrance for loved ones who have passed away.
In addition to being used for holding ashes, keepsake urns can also be filled with other sacred objects, such as flowers or tiny memorial mementos. Whether kept on display or hidden in a private place, a family heirloom such as a keepsake urn provides comfort and solace during times of grief.