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Mothers day competition

Mother’s Day Competition

Mother’s Day Competition Want to treat your mum to a fabulous Devon Cream tea at @GlazbrookHouseHotel on us? Enter our Mother’s Day Competition. We’re on the hunt for a mother and daughter to feature in our new brochure. If you and your mum/daughter would like to have your hair and makeup professionally done, be photographed […]

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Companion Ashes Jewellery

Companion Ashes Jewellery

Companion Ashes Jewellery Companion Ashes Jewellery is a fantastic way to keep the ashes of two or more sets of your loved one’s ashes with you forever. You might want a pendant with Grandma and Grandad’s ashes, or Mum and Dad, or two pets. Whoever you want to cherish we can create a unique and […]

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Freddie Mercury’s Ashes ex keeping stumm

Freddie Mercury’s Ashes Mary believes he was worried his final resting place would be targeted by vandals. In an interview with Mary in 2013 she said: “He didn’t want anyone trying to dig him up as has happened with some famous people. “Fans can be deeply obsessive – he wanted it to remain a secret […]

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Embassies in the UK contact details for travelling with ashes

Embassies in the UK – Contacts for travelling with ashes

Embassies in the UK – Contacts for travelling with ashes THE LONDON DIPLOMATIC LIST Alphabetical list of the representatives of Foreign States & Commonwealth Countries in London with the names & designations of the persons returned as composing their Diplomatic Staff. Representatives of Foreign States & Commonwealth Countries & their Diplomatic Staff enjoy privileges & […]

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What is a Water Ceremony?

What is a Water Ceremony?

What is a Water Ceremony? We are asked ‘what is a water ceremony’ almost every day so I thought I would put together an explanation. Please please ask any questions that you have that I haven’t covered in the comments underneath and we’ll always do our best to answer them. A water ceremony is simply […]

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Flower Symbolism for Water Ceremony

Flower Symbolism for Water Ceremonies

Flower Symbolism for Water Ceremonies Flower Symbolism for Water Ceremonies. Using flowers can add a very special element to your ceremony.  You can add different flowers simply because you like them. Or you might like to add flowers because they mean something symbolic to you, your family or your beliefs. Flowers can be a central […]

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday everyone.  So if like me you’re still full from the pancakes yesterday you’re not alone! Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day is when many countries with a Christian population celebrate. Traditionally you would empty your larder of all the goodies before you embarked upon Lent. You can see the almost literal translation in […]

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Bespoke Jewellery Made in Devon

Bespoke Jewellery Made in Devon. We’ve found an amazing jeweller right here in Devon. Fee has been making fantastic jewellery for years and has now produced an exclusive range for us here at Scattering Ashes. Not only does she make beautiful jewellery but she also teaches jewellery making too so she really knows her stuff! […]

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Mother’s Day. We’re offering £10 off every Vermeil Gold Heart this week and delivered FREE next day as long as your order is placed before 12pm. We want to celebrate all those amazing mums who may no longer be with us but have left their lasting legacy with us. Just one day a year […]

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Scattering Ashes Teapot

Scattering Ashes Teapot

Scattering Ashes Teapot – our wonderful maker Annie has made us this absolutely stunning teapot and we LOVE it!! Annie is another one of our extremely talented makers who can design an urn that is 100% biodegradable so that you can commit your loved one’s ashes into the water. She makes our gorgeous Suitcase Urn […]

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Up-cycled Jewellery – Meet Your Maker Series

Up-cycled Jewellery Up-cycled Jewellery. We are really lucky to live in a place where there are so many talented makers. From jewellers to carpenters, to wood-turners to glass makers…and they’re all really lovely people too.  People who really care about what they do and how they do it. Lots of people say they care, but I’ve […]

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Caring for Cremation Jewellery

Caring for Cremation Jewellery

Caring for Cremation Jewellery Gold and Silver Cremation Jewellery It happens to all jewellery and no one likes to talk about it.  Yes, tarnish.  Tarnish effects precious metals such as sterling silver and gold.  Over time, all sterling silver and real gold will tarnish, regardless of where it came from.  This doesn’t mean there is anything wrong with your […]

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Ashes to Glass

Ashes within Memorial Glass

We will turn your loved one’s ashes to glass making an eternal memory that you can keep with you always. We work with a brilliant team of specialised artists who will create a fabulous memorial glass item for you. How does it work? If you choose to place ashes to glass we will send you an […]

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Ashes into Jewellery

Ashes into Jewellery

Ashes into Jewellery We want you to be able to cherish your loved one so we have worked with artists and suppliers to offer you something that you can wear every day or on special occasions. We are always looking for new and interesting ways to put your loved one’s ashes into jewellery. If you have […]

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BBC Open Source

BBC Open Source

BBC Open Source The BBC have a brilliant radio programme called Open Source, they transmit it live from their news rooms – there are several – and feature news as it’s happening live from all over the world. On Thursday 14th July, alongside all the Teresa May appointment furore, there was a piece from Japan about sending ashes into […]

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Devon Life

Devon Life

Devon Life piece We’d love you all to rush out now & buy a copy of this month’s (July) Devon Life, not only does it have loads of really great ideas about things to do in Devon but it has a rather lovely article all about us in it!!! We’ve been featured in the Made in […]

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Handmade Wood Urns

Handmade Wood Urns

Handmade Wood Urns The sun has gone to our heads and we’re offering a 10% discount off all our Dartmoor wooden urn range whilst the sunshine lasts! Simply type in SUNSHINE16 into the coupon code to get 10% off a fabulous wooden urn. Handmade in Dartmoor in Devon Our natural wood urn range are all handmade in solid […]

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No ashes? Memorial Glass Stories

No Ashes? We often speak to people who don’t have the ashes of their loved one.  Perhaps they felt rushed into scattering all the ashes straight away, perhaps family tensions meant that they were unable to get any of the ashes, perhaps they’ve done something with the ashes and yet still feel that what they […]

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Cremation Bead Bracelet

Cremation Bead Bracelet We’d just thought we would share this with you, our extremely talented glassmakers have worked with our talented jeweller and have created this wonderful memorial piece.  Our customer saw the pandora style charm beads and asked if we could create a bracelet with her loved one’s ashes. Once the beads had been […]

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South Devon Business Excellence Awards

South Devon Business Excellence Awards We’ve been nominated as finalists for this year’s most innovative business in the South Devon Business Excellence Awards! To say that we’re feeling a bit excited is a bit of an understatement! As a completely independent family firm based in Dartmoor in Devon we are feeling very humbled to be nominated. Richard set up […]

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Meet Your Maker – Annie Leigh – Bespoke Urns

Annie Leigh Biodegradable water urns handmade, handpainted and completely bespoke. Our talented artist Annie Leigh hand makes these amazing urns using a papier-mâché technique gradually building up the shape and then hand painting it with exquisite designs. You can choose from a range of different ideas: for the classic English lady or gent what about […]

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10 Ways of Keeping Ashes at Home

Keeping ashes at home The crematorium have rung your funeral director to say your loved one’s ashes are ready for collection. The funeral home pop a lovely letter in the post letting you know that they have the ashes and will keep them until you are ready to collect them. What do you do? Your […]

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Last orders please

Every year I am shocked by just how fast Christmas approaches, I have no sooner put away my flip-flops when I’m asked where we’re going to spend Christmas Day, last year my mum surpassed herself by asking me the Thursday before the August Bank Holiday! It’s nice to feel wanted and Christmas is such an important time of the […]

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Making a Will

Making a Will

Making a Will Making a Will. There was yet another thought provoking article article in the family section of the Guardian yesterday, a woman who has no children talks through the process of making a will.  We all find this process difficult, staring your demise in the face and making confident decisions about what will […]

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Bespoke Memorial Glass - a lasting tribute when you don't have the ashes

Bespoke Memorial Glass – Meet your Maker

Bespoke Memorial Glass by Jenny Ayrton Bespoke Memorial Glass. We are extremely proud to be working with Jenny as she is a local rising star who is helping us to provide lasting tributes for those who have no ashes to scatter.  We often gets calls from people who want to do something with their loved one’s ashes […]

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Handmade Dartmoor Urns

Dartmoor Urn: Handmade in Devon Natural Burial Urns The lovely Beth hand makes all her vessels in the beautiful coastal town of Dartmouth in Devon. Walking with her dog she collects natural materials and earth pigments which she incorporates onto the surfaces of the urns. The landscapes of her walks inspire both textures and images on […]

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Bespoke Memorial Jewellery

Bespoke Memorial Jewellery Bespoke Memorial Jewellery. Do you have an idea of what type of memorial jewellery you want but can’t find it anywhere?  We’ve teamed up with one of Devon’s leading jewellers and he is working with our amazing glassworks to create completely unique works of art for you to wear and keep your loved […]

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Handmade Wooden Urns

Handmade Wooden Urns Handmade in Devon Completely handmade here in Dartmoor, Devon, by our talented craftsman Simon, our wooden urns have been especially designed to look natural and rustic in your home. Simon crafts them in solid oak from wood that shows off it’s natural character and beauty. They are all hand finished either with Danish oil, […]

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