Original Options for Cremated Remains

Published: December 27, 2021

Most people know that there are many options you can choose for the cremated remains of a loved one. The traditional options are to have them placed in niche or to have the remains scattered, but there are many other things you can choose from. Why not offer your loved one something that is a bit different and that can honor their memory? Here are some suggestions that providers of Cincinatti cremation services want you to remember.  

One thing you can do with the cremated remains is have them made into jewelry. You can have them made into diamonds that you can wear and have with you at all times, which can offer comfort. People also opt to have the cremated remains added to lockets, amber, different kinds of resin, and so much more. This can be a lovely way of always having your loved one near you.  

Another option to consider is to plan a tree with the remains. There are special biodegradable urns that come with seeds, so that you can bury the entire thing along with the cremated remains. From there, your preferred plant can grow. If your loved one has a favorite tree or bush, then you can allow their remains to feed the seeds and let them grow. Many people add plaques or other similar memorials to the tree.  

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If your loved one was someone who was always having fun and who tended to be the life of the party, an option you have is to use special fireworks that contain the remains. There are many providers that can offer this option. The fireworks will be just like regular ones except your loved one’s cremated remains will be mixed in. This can create the exact kind of sendoff they would have wanted. 

You can have the cremated remains mixed with cement. This allows you to create something with them that you can keep. If your loved one enjoyed birds, for example, why not build a bird bath with this special cement? You can create statues, benches, or anything else you know will honor the memory of your loved one. Keep that in mind.

It is not easy to decide what to do with the cremated remains of a loved one. There are so many options that you want to take some time to consider them, include them in pre-planning and see what would suit the person best. If they loved the outdoors, you want to do something with the remains outside, while if you want to keep them close by at all times, you can choose to have jewelry made. If you are not sure about the options you have or you want to know more, you can reach out to a Mount Healthy, OH cremation service provider like us at Paul R. Young Funeral Home. We have a team of experts ready to help you find the right options for your loved one. Give us a call or visit us today at one of our locations to learn more.

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