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Exhumation the rules broken down and explained

Exhumation Rules for consecrated and unconsecrated  ground For the exhumation of a body or cremated remains from consecrated ground, it will be necessary to obtain a Faculty from the Chancellor of the Diocese. It is no longer necessary to obtain an Exhumation Licence from the Ministry of Justice, even if it is intended that the […]

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Ashes Jewellery: How to Clean Leather Naturally

  How to Clean your Leather Ashes Jewellery Naturally Leather products are both nice to look at and durable. However, they do require a high level of care when it comes to cleaning. To clean your leather items naturally, start by creating a homemade cleaning solution or polish using only products found in nature, such […]

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Sikh Ashes Ceremony Record

New Product: Sikh Ashes Ceremony Record

Traditions adapt and move on, until recently many Sikh families living outside the Punjab region of India would have taken the ashes of a loved one back to Kiratpur Sahib, a town in the Punjab, India. The town is the location of the Gurdwara Patal Puri where Sikhs scatter the ashes of their deceased. However […]

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Leaflet: Hindu Ashes Water Ceremony

Leaflet: Hindu Ashes Water Ceremony

We are proud to announce that we have created and published our first guidance note for water ceremonies for the Hindu community living here in the UK. Why have we done this? We get many calls per week from younger member of the family that have been tasked with arranging the Ash Scattering Ceremony for […]

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What is the definition of an Urn?

There are various definitions on an Urn, let’s ignore those specifically referring to a large receptacle for tea and such like and focus on those that contain ashes, oops have I just given the game away? Let’s see…  Urn (noun: urn; plural noun: urns)So Google pops up with the following: a tall, rounded vase with […]

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12 Special Ideas for Scattering Ashes

There is a wide range of special ideas for scattering ashes here are some we like: Plant and memorial tree and scatter them around the tree or or bury them underneath Put them in to some fireworks and blast then into the night sky Place them in a memorial reef off of the coast of […]

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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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Can you scatter ashes anywhere?

Can you scatter ashes anywhere? The answer is no you can’t. The law in UK is very relaxed compared to many countries but you need the landowners permission. Someone landowners are fine and others are not. As a general rule of thumb the more open and spacious the more likely you are to get permission. […]

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I want a Viking Funeral – What can I do?

Viking Funeral UK “Dad said he wanted a Viking funeral: can it be done?” – This is becoming and increasingly popular question: films, novels, TV series like Game of Thrones or Vikings (amongst other things) triggers a powerful urge in our imagination. There is something about a Viking send-off that is really potent and symbolic. […]

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Is a will the last word on ashes? 2019

Wills are funny things. They can be as eccentric as the people who make them. Think of Jonathan Jackson, who set aside a small fortune in his will for the construction of a mansion for cats. Or Houdini, who asked his wife to conduct a séance each year on the anniversary of his death. We […]

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What to say when scattering ashes

What to say while scattering ashes

What to say while scattering ashes Picking the right words to say when scattering ashes can seem daunting, but with a bit of preparation and thought  it isn’t too tricky can be very cathartic. What you are looking to do is capture the essence of the person, without waffling or getting too upset. With a […]

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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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Scattering and Cremation Ashes Law in France

What is the law in France concerning cremation ashes and scattering ashes? France is a progressive secular state, however when it comes to death it seems to be rather conservative in its outlook. Whilst just over half of the population (51%) assert being Christian (with Roman Catholicism being by far and away the most practised […]

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Funerals Your Way by Sarah Jones

Funerals Your Way: A Person Centred Approach to Planning a Funeral by Sarah Jones Sarah Jones from Full Circle Funerals asked me to have a look at her new book on how to plan a funeral, the first thing to say is I am a fan of Sarah and her company, and I don’t think […]

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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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