Looking at the Different Types of Urn Jewelry for Ashes

29 August 2019 /

Ever since cremations picked up steam and started to become a more popular option for the end-of-life arrangements, people have been inventing unique and personal ways to hold the cremated ashes of their precious loved ones. Urn jewelry for ashes emerged onto the scene approximately a decade after cremations became more popular in the United States. Throughout the years, there have been many different types of urn jewelry for ashes ranging from a variety of necklaces, pendants, and other unique urn jewelry.

From options that are used to cherish the beloved memories of a pet by holding a small amount of your deceased pet’s ashes in a little paw print or puppy bone to the many different styles available for the loss of a child or baby, urn jewelry is available in a variety of shapes, designs, and sizes.

Urn jewelry necklace promotes the acceptance of a loss

When someone close to you dies, it can be truly hard to move on with your life and accept the loss. For many people, they experience denial for a long time, along with the other stages of grief they bounce in and out of as time goes on, including:

  • Anger;
  • Bargaining;
  • Depression; and
  • Acceptance.

As you can see, acceptance is the final stage of grief, but that does not mean that grief ever truly ends or that people experience these things in the same order. For most, it is completely natural to go in and out of all the different stages of grief and the time period may last a lifetime. However, one way to help promote the acceptance of a loss is by wearing an urn jewelry necklace which holds the cremated ashes of a loved one.

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Urn necklaces are available in a variety of different styles and shapes

If you are looking at urn necklaces, you will find that there are a number of different styles available, but all of them have a compartment or a storage space which holds the ashes of a loved one. This space in the jewelry is accessed by a screw that is either at the top of or the back of the piece.

Urn necklaces can be found as singular pieces that have the compartment area on the necklace or you can also get urn jewelry pendants which are then dangled from a chain and worn as a necklace.

Perhaps the most popular types of urn necklaces are those that feature a tube or a little cylinder hanging from a necklace that holds the ashes. There are endless possibilities when it comes to unique urn jewelry, and you can find these types of necklaces in so many different shapes, including:

  • Teardrop;
  • Horn;
  • Orb;
  • Heart;
  • Cross;
  • Cube;
  • Locket;
  • Anatomical heart;
  • Flower;
  • Angel; and
  • Many more.

Urn necklace for baby ashes houses precious remains close to the heart

One of the most tragic events that can ever happen is the loss of a baby. When parents experience a stillborn birth or the death of a baby, the wound is deep and grieving can be extensive.

All that grieving parent wants to do is to hold that baby close and love them forever. An urn necklace for baby ashes, in essence, makes this possible by holding a small amount of the physical cremated ashes of the baby and being worn close the heart around the parent’s neck.

You can find many different styles of urn necklaces for baby ashes. There are many that feature a heart with a set of baby footprints on the front. Urn necklaces that have been designed specifically for the ashes of a baby often feature an angel or the face of an angel. Teddy bears are another common theme for these necklaces. You can also find this unique urn jewelry for baby’s ashes in different styles such as angel wings, orbs, dolphins, ladybugs, and stars. Many of the companies that sell these urn pendants and necklaces will give you the opportunity to further personalize the jewelry with embellishments such as the baby’s birthstone, name, dates, etc.

Cremation jewelry. Remembrance jewelry. Memorial jewelry. No matter what you choose to call it, the style and type of jewelry worn in tribute to a deceased loved one is a highly personal decision. At Heart in Diamond, they take the cremated ashes or hair of a loved one and have it turned into authentic diamonds which can be placed in a jewelry setting of your choice. When you choose the type of cremation jewelry that’s right for you, make it a very personal decision and follow your heart for guidance.

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