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Handmade Jewellery Made in Devon

Handmade Jewellery Made in Devon Handmade Jewellery Made in Devon. We’ve found another amazing jeweller right here in Devon. Fee has been making fantastic jewellery for years and has now started working on an exclusive range for us here at Scattering Ashes. Not only does she make beautiful jewellery but she also teaches jewellery making […]

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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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Video: How to fill a Journey Water Urn

Scattering ceremonies can seem daunting for many reasons: you have not been to one before and you don’t know what is expected or you are wonder where and how. At Scattering Ashes one of our aims to reduce the anxiety around the ceremony and make it a truly memorable occasion. So we are trying to […]

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Ashes into Vinyl record

Ashes put into a Vinyl Record

After a truly unique way to remember some you loved? We work with a british company that can put the cremation ashes of your loved one into 12 inch vinyl record. Whether you want to hear a recording of their voice or a desert island discs type compilation we can help. A small amount of […]

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Filling and using a Scatter Tube: Video

One of the most popular types of scattering urn is a scatter tube, we stock a huge variety of designs and sizes. We have sizes that are suitable for adult, two average sizes adults, half a set of ashes and token amount of ashes. We have around twenty different designs from bluebell woods and autumn […]

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ashes into fireworks video

Ashes into Fireworks video – Self-fire Rockets

Ashes into Fireworks video – Self-fire Rockets Fireworks are a fabulous option for a spectacular send-off, watch our ashes into fireworks video to see how one family gave their loved one a truly memorable send-off. The rockets are powerful, colourful and will make any fire ceremony go with a bang. Ashes into fireworks You have two choices […]

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How big does a cremation urn need to be?

How big does a cremation urn need to be?

How big does a cremation urn need to be? How big does a cremation urn need to be? Different urns have different capacities, different people once cremated will result in different amounts of ash being produced. There is no exact rule for this, but it generally it relates to the weight of the person when […]

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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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How long do Floating Ball Urns float for?

Water Ceremonies are increasingly popular way to Celebrate the life of a loved one and there are many types of water urns you can choose from. Each urn works in a slightly different way. The floating ball is a popular choice for many people. The common question is who long will it float for? We […]

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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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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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Christmas Sympathy Gift Ideas

Christmas Sympathy Gifts We know that Christmas is one of the most difficult times of the year for those of us who are grieving the loss of someone that we love. Whilst it is so good to be with friends and family at this very special time of the year it will bring into the […]

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Handmade Biodegradable Water Urns

Biodegradable water urns handmade, handpainted and completely bespoke. Our talented artist Ann 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 a teapot urn, for […]

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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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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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Meet your Maker: Handmade Memorials

Meet your Maker series: introduction

Meet Your Maker At Scattering Ashes we like individuality, your loved one was an individual and you will want the them to be memorialised in an individual way. That is why like working with artisans and crafts people, to make something for you that is unique and special. We believe that a person’s life should […]

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New Plantable Tree Urn Video

This is the best we have seen, we liked it some much we have brought them in from Spain for you – Geos Tree Urn They hold the ashes of a loved one so that you can plant a tree in the ashes and watch it grow. Geos Urn (english) from Limbo Disseny on Vimeo.

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Viking Long Boat Urn: Video

We know a lot of you like the Viking Boat Urn. We also know that many want to know what it looks like and how it works. So we took one out to the beautiful Blagdon Lake in Somerset to show you. Here is the video. The boats are hand made to be fully biodegradable […]

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Ashes to Glass

Ashes into memorial glass – Video

Ashes into memorial glass The making of our Memorial ashes glass roundel If you are wondering what the process is for putting cremation ashes into memorial glass work have a look at our short video piece which shows you the process. The process has to be done individually with all surfaces cleared to ensure maximum […]

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Horse and Pet ashes memorialised in glass art

Horse and Pet ashes in glass sculptures This is the first post I have done about memorialisation specifically for pet ashes, but when Rena Holford contacted me about putting something on the site about her ashes into glass sculpture I couldn’t really say no. These pieces of glass art are really quite something, beautiful, elegant […]

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