What is Cremation Jewelry?

Thinking About Cremation Jewelry?

Keep a loved one close to your heart by creating and wearing cremation jewelry. This specially-crafted jewelry can be worn as a necklace, ring, locket, bracelet, and brooch. Cremation jewelry is a unique way of remembering a good friend or loved one. Sometimes called memorial jewelry, this kind of special tribute can be worn by you or can be placed in your home and used as a keepsake.

How Cremation Jewelry is Used
When a loved one is cremated, their family and friends usually have the ashes placed in an urn and then taken to their home or placed in a columbarium. Sometimes, people choose to have a small portion of the cremains placed in jewelry, along with small keepsakes like dried flowers, ribbon, fabric, or hair.

What To Do with Cremation Jewelry
Cremation jewelry is a comfort for those who have lost someone close to them and would like to remember them or pay tribute to them. Your jewelry can be made from different materials, including glass, pewter, gold, crystal, silver, platinum or wood.

You can:

  • Put the ashes inside of a special container, such as a ring or locket, and wear it. The jewelry will hold the cremains that are sealed inside, and can be designed in a certain shape, like a letter or a heart. Some people also keep memorial key chains so their beloved friend or family member is always with them as they drive.
  • Have the ashes of your loved one turned into jewelry. For instance, you can have a small amount of cremains made into diamonds using a special process. Many people who do this have the diamonds made into earrings, pendants, and rings. Decorated cremation jewelry with gems and personalize it with engraving. It is very affordable and used in several different settings.

If you are interested in purchasing this special remembrance, be sure to let Beinhauer Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services know when arranging a cremation. We can reserve a small amount of cremains for your jewelry in addition to those that will be placed in an urn.