Bronze urns in this category are manufactured using either lost wax or sand casting techniques. Bronze, being an alloy of copper and either zinc or tin, is durable and is used for many sculptured urns. Being the material of choice for many artists creating memorial urns, cast bronze urns are often purchased for home or in the niche of a church or mausoleum.
Cloisonné, Ceramic and Glass Urns
Ceramic and glass urns are made by artisans employing a variety of shaping, glazing, firing, coloring and blowing techniques. Ceramic vessels have been used for cremation urns as far back as recorded history. Urns in this category may be traditional or organic shaped. These urns are sometimes adorned with fired-in appliqués or metallic trims. Because of their delicate nature and beauty, ceramic and glass urns are generally used for display either in the home or in the niche of a church or mausoleum.
Solid Marble urns offer a natural long-lasting appeal. These urns are cut from a single block of marble and the variations of design and color make each piece unique. Unlike solid marble urns, which are cut from a single block of marble, Cultured Marble urns are crafted by mixing ground marble dust with epoxies. These urns offer strength and value in a variety of colors. Both are used for both burial, niche of a church or mausoleum, or home placement.
Known for long lasting durability and decorative style, Classic metal urns are among the most valued materials used in crafting memorial urns. Classic metal urns are machine or hand crafted from both base and alloy metals such as steel, copper, sheet bronze, pewter and brass. These urns are finished using a variety of techniques such as plating, polishing, brushing and lacquering. Metal urns are durable and are appropriate for burial, niche of a church or mausoleum, scattering or home placement.
Eco-friendly urns are environmentally friendly and create a meaningful goodbye for your loved one. These urns are designed dissolve in water or degrade when buried. Eco-friendly urns are meant to be a part of a ritual that aligns with your values and bring you comfort.
Natural beauty hand-crafted into timeless forms, these wood urns reveal character and style. Hardwood urns are crafted from nearly every conceivable domestic and exotic wood species. More common hardwood urns are made from cherry, maple, oak, walnut and poplar. More exotic, non-endangered hardwood includes mahogany. These urns are generally stained and may be adorned with inlays, appliqués and laser etchings. Most are purchased for home or niche; and occasionally made specifically for scattering.
Family members often want to memorialize their loved ones by retaining a small portion of the cremated remains. A variety of small keepsake urns are available for this purpose. Keepsake urns are manufactured from the same materials as regular urns and are often available as a matching set to the full size urns selected.
Keep the memory of your loved with you forever with exquisite solid sterling silver jewelry. Keepsake jewelry is available in various designs to memorialize your loved one. Some pieces can hold cremated remains, a lock of hair, or soil from the gravesite while some offer simple memorials displaying messages to remember your loved one. Each piece of jewelry contains a sterling silver chain.
Baue Funeral Home is dedicated to serving your entire family–and we realize your pet is an important member of your family. Pets are unconditionally loyal companions that profoundly touch our lives. Because pets bring us immeasurable happiness, love and joy, it can be devastating to lose such an adored friend. We realize that each family has their own unique set of wishes when it comes to memorializing their pet.