The price of small urns for cremated ashes varies greatly and there are small ash urns to suit everyone’s budget.
You can purchase very cheap, mass-produced mini cremation urns for human ashes online for tens of dollars. Alternatively, you can commission an artist to create a bespoke custom-made keepsake urn for your loved ones remains for hundreds of dollars.
You can purchase a small keepsake urn from multiple places. Some people like to purchase from the funeral directors or crematorium that is managing their loved one’s death. Others prefer to shop online as this offers much more variety and choice of small urns for human ashes.
Online urns can be purchased from independent businesses, like this one, large cremation urn companies and many department stores or marketplaces.
A cremation urn cannot be classed as too big unless the external dimensions prevent it from being kept where you choose. It is very common for there to be empty space within the urn once the cremated ashes have been placed inside.
Sealing a small urn for ashes is not necessary with many small ash urns as they have a secure fastening incorporated. However, if you want to permanently seal the mini urn for added peace of mind then you will need to use a liquid adhesive suited to the material the urn is made from; wood, metal, glass.
Yes should you wish to change your small urn at a later date this can easily be done as long as the urn has not been sealed. You can simply undo the urn and follow the steps for transferring ashes into a cremation urn above to more your loved ones ashes from one small urn to another.
The amount of cremation ash that fits inside a small urn depends on the size of keepsake urn you buy. The size will be provided in cubic inches, 1 cubic inch of ashes equates to 1 pound in bodyweight at the time of passing.
Yes, small cremation urns are often used for pets too. The only difference between a specific pet urn and a human urn is the design, with many pet urns featuring paw prints, bones and other pet friendly designs. The size of small urn you will need for your pet will depend on the animal and breed.
Animals also follow the sizing rule of allowing 1 cubic inch for every 1lb. they weighed.