What on earth do we do when a loved one dies? What do we long for most? To keep our promises to them, to keep them close to us, to never, ever, let them be forgotten. A metal cremation urn is perhaps the best way to assure you and your family that your loved one remains with you for your lifetime and beyond. These cremation containers, of exceptional quality, can be the most secure and gracious method to keep your loved one close.
GetUrns’ metal and brass cremation urns come in a variety of shapes, styles and colors and can be customized with specialized engravings. This is a creative way to keep your beloved’s presence near you always.
High-quality Metal urns for ashes will remind you of your loved one forever
A one-of-a-kind brass or metal urn is the most often selected method of storing the physical remains of your departed. These urns are unbreakable and can be personalized. At GetUrns, they are also unique, and the loveliest cremation containers you will find anywhere.
What do we want most when a loved one leaves?To never forget them and to hold their spirits in our hearts always.
Thanks to modern innovation in metalworking, these metal cremation urns are in unusual shapes, designs and colors never seen before. You can embrace the death-positive movement by selecting an urn that will celebrate your loved one’s life (or your own!)
Choosing your Metal Cremation Urn
You can choose from anything from an urn in the classic amphora shape to a lovely, gracious container in the form of a bird, a butterfly, a heart, or even a teddy bear. All can be engraved with dates and imagery that reflect the departed.
These brass and metal urns are so compelling you may find yourself shopping for your own, pre-planning your personal death ritual! Planning and selecting an urn beforehand can make the death and interment process easier: one less decision to make while your loved ones are grieving. This is a real gift to your family and friends that you can leave behind. Making these choices for yourself early can also increase your consciousness of death (and appreciation of life!) in a positive way.
One-of-a-kind Cremation Containers
Choosing a metal urn offers you the opportunity to customize the urn to your specifications, making it a truly one-of-a-kind piece. Capturing your beloved in an urn that you design to reflect their character can give a hint of their soul.
Cremation urns that are engraved with poems, phrases or scriptural verses that the departed valued can have special meaning to those who remain behind. These metal urns are a comfort to families and friends as they go on in the world of the living.
Or perhaps you will choose a custom graphic engraving (a flower, a unicorn, a motorcycle, whatever you like!) on a metal cremation urn. This is a picture “worth a thousand words” that will capture the essence of the one that you love.
“Because I could not stop for Death, he kindly stopped for me.” - Emily Dickinson
FAQs for Metal Cremation Urns
Can I share cremains with family and friends in smaller metal cremation urns, also known as Keepsake urns?
This is a wonderful innovation now available, where family and friends can keep a small bit of their loved one close, reminding them of the love they shared in life. GetUrns’ offers a wonderful selection of small metal and brass keepsake urns, even including a metal candle! These brass and metal urns are perfect for sharing ashes in a family or tribe of friends. Many people today want to be remembered in this unique and intimate way.
Can I place my metal cremation urn in a cemetery or columbarium?
Check with the staff of your chosen site regarding what is available and what works best for your loved one, you and your family. Many sites will have guidelines on external size and placement of urns. (Remember, inner dimensions of adult urns is approx. 200 cubic inches.) If you are placing your urn in a niche or vault, check with your desired cemetery or columbarium. The advantage of a metal urn is that it will weather well in almost all conditions.
How do I choose the best metal cremation urn for my loved one?
So much depends on what your departed wanted. If you aren’t super clear on what that is, trust your intuition. The veils between the worlds are thin when you are grieving a beloved; they just might tell you what they want!
How secure are metal cremation containers?
GetUrns’ metal urns feature a sturdy screw top lid. It’s recommended that you place cremains inside the urn in the container bag that is provided by the crematorium.