Turning ashes into jewellery is a meaningful and unique way to commemorate a loved one or a cherished pet. What steps to do you need to take to make a wonderful piece that incorporates a small amount of the cremation ashes into the jewellery design.
Choose a jeweller: Ordinarily we suggest you Look for a reputable jeweller to do this or company specialising in memorial or cremation jewellery. They should have experience and expertise in handling ashes and creating custom pieces. However, we have that cover – here is the range – Ashes Jewellery
Decide on the type of jewellery: Consider the type of jewellery you want, such as a pendant, ring, bracelet, or earrings. You may also want to choose the metal (e.g., silver, gold, platinum) and any the way it incorporates the ashes e.g., glass, resin or hollow. And finally, any personalisation you desire like engraving.
Separate off some of the ashes the ashes: You should review a pack to do this (we supply one) then you need to put a small amount to the bag provided – if this it too emotional then ask the crematorium or funeral director – the good one’s wont blink in helping you. Only a teaspoon is needed and most of this will be returned.
Discuss the design: speak to us about your design ideas and preferences. We will guide you through the available options, including different styles, settings, and customisation possibilities.
Send the ashes to the jeweller (us): Follow the jewellers’ instructions for safely packaging and shipping the ashes. Ensure you use a secure and traceable method, as the ashes are precious and irreplaceable. It is acceptable in the UK to send a small amount of ashes through the post.
Jewellery creation: The jeweller will receive the ashes and carefully handle them. They will typically mix a small portion of the ashes with a resin or glass-like material, which is then used to create the desired jewellery piece. The ashes are permanently encapsulated within the jewellery, preserving them securely. The time frame varies between jewellers usually around 4-8 weeks
Final touches: Once the jewellery piece is crafted, the jewellery may add any requested engravings, gemstones, or other personalized elements. They will then carefully polish and finish the jewellery to ensure its beauty and longevity.
Delivery: After completion, the jewellery will package the jewellery securely and ship it back to you. They should provide a certificate of authenticity or other relevant documentation.
It’s important to note that the process may vary slightly depending on the jewellery and the specific requirements you have. Prices, turnaround times, and customisation options will also vary, so it’s advisable to research and compare different companies before choosing Scattering Ashes.