Things to Do With Your Loved Ones Ashes

With our limited space for cemeteries many people are choosing cremation. Placing your loved ones ashes in an urn isn't the only option available to you. There are many funeral homes that can refer you to a variety of professionals that focus on providing a service that utilizes your loved one's ashes in a creative way. Here are 4 creative things you can do with your loved one's ashes.

A Fireworks Memorial Service

Another creative thing you do with your loved one's ashes are to use a portion of the memorial donations to organize one of the most unique memorial services, a fireworks memorial. There are several companies out there that specialize in creating specifically modified fireworks that contain your loved ones ashes. By working with the company, after they have created the fireworks, you can setup a time and date as to when you would like the fireworks memorial service to occur so that you can inform your friends and family members about this significant event, which will surely be one of the most unique funeral service or memorial service that they have ever attended.

Memorial Diamonds

After you acquire your loved ones ashes from the funeral home, one of the most interesting things you can do is to make a diamond out of them. The advantage to this is that, rather than keeping your loved one's ashes in an urn, you can turn it into a beautiful work of art that you can literally wear in the form or an earring, necklace or ring that will last a lifetime. The process entails compressing the ashes, so densely that it becomes almost identical to a real diamond on a molecular level. This is usually done in a laboratory that specializes in creating synthetic diamonds and while it may be expensive, you can easily acquire the necessary funds required through organizing a memorial donation campaign.

Send Them To Space

Contrary to popular belief there are a few commercial and satellite companies that offer funeral services and memorial services to individuals that posses their loved one’s ashes. They will accept your loved one’s ashes in a sealed container and place them on the next scheduled flight into outer space. Once the sealed container goes into orbit, it will stay in orbit for up to 240 years. A unique way to honor your loved one last wishes.

Have a Painting Created

Another thing you can do with your loved one's ashes, which is sure to leave a lasting impression is to create a painting out of them after the funeral service or memorial service has transpired. This process entails utilizing a skilled artist that will mix your loved ones ashes into the oils that he/she will use to create an abstract painting or portrait in memory of the deceased.

Each person must decide what he or she feels comfortable with and what will give him or her peace. These options may be a bit more expensive than going the traditional route of utilizing an urn. Setting up a funeral fund donation campaign at can help you gather the necessary money that you will need. What to do with your loved one’s ashes is a very personal decision and extra care and respect should be taken when considering whatever you choose.