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Going Away? Cremation Glass Allows You to Take Your Loved One With You

 

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Are you planning on travelling, but don’t want to leave the ashes of a loved one behind?

Being parted from the ashes of a loved one can bring on anxiety and feelings of loss all over again, making what should be a stress-free trip turn into yet another source of worry and dread.

If you’re going abroad, or travelling across the country, it’s not always practical to take your loved one’s ashes with you – especially if you’re flying – but there is a way that you have still have them close to you.

In this blog post, I’m going to explain why cremation glass jewellery could be the answer you’re looking for.

Why cremation jewellery?

Memorial glass can be a wonderful way to celebrate the memory of a loved one, whilst giving you something special to hold onto and cherish forever. They are often stunning pieces that sparkle and shine in the light, and they come in a variety of vibrant colours, with many of my clients finding great comfort in their own jewellery.

You can choose from beautiful rings, sparkling pendants, brilliant cufflinks, versatile charm beads, and more, that you can wear and keep close to you at all times – and they won’t take you over your baggage limit!

 

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The best of both worlds

Because ash glass jewellery only requires a tiny amount of ashes to make, you can still have the rest of your loved one’s ashes kept safely at home in an urn – so you don’t have to worry about them getting lost or the container damaged during the journey.

The best part? You’ll still have your jewellery with you, so you never have to feel like you’ve left them behind – it really is the best of both worlds!

Memorial jewellery can also be just as effective for having your loved one with you on special days, such as a wedding or family celebration; those times when you really wish they were there to share the day with you.

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Choose a cremation jewellery company carefully

The advice I give everyone is to always thoroughly do your research and check a cremation company is right for you before committing to buy. They should be happy to pick up the phone and answer any questions you might have, but you might also want to check their website FAQ (if they have one).

Remember, never send away ashes of a loved one until you are 100% happy and confident in the company you’ve chosen, so you know they will be in safe hands.

TIP: For more helpful advice, check out my blog post ‘What Should You Look For When Buying Jewellery For Ashes?’

 

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Conclusion

I hope this blog post has enlightened you about how you can easily take your loved one’s ashes with you wherever you go, without the worry that comes from transporting them in a heavy urn or container. All you need is a tiny amount of ashes to make cremation glass jewellery, so you really can have the best of both worlds.

If you have any specific questions, or feel unsure about ordering memorial jewellery online, please do get in touch – I’m happy to listen to help alleviate any fears you may have. Alternatively, leave a comment below and I will answer as quickly as possible.

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Worried About Sending Ashes Off When Buying Cremation Jewellery?

Worried About Sending Ashes Off When Buying Cremation Jewellery-

 

Are you thinking of ordering cremation jewellery to remember a loved one or beloved pet?

Memorial glass can be a beautiful way of saying you’ll never forget, and leaves you with a stunning piece of artwork or jewellery that you can treasure for years to come.

However, in my years of experience making cremation glass, I’ve found that one of the biggest concerns that stops people ordering is the worry that comes from sending off ashes in the post.

Unfortunately, with many online cremation glass companies, this is unavoidable, but the good news is that there may be another way. Below, I’m going to explain how you can guarantee your loved one or beloved pet’s ashes will be safe in transit.

Ask if you can deliver the ashes yourself

This is one way you can absolutely know for sure that the ashes of your loved one or pet will not get lost or damaged in the post. Of course, this option is not always available – for instance, if you live quite a distance away from the company you are sending to – but it’s always worth checking to see if there are local companies.

Once you find a reputable, experienced company that is close enough to you, give them a call and check that it’s okay for you to drop the ashes off at their workshop or office.

Some companies will let you do this by appointment, and it’s also a great opportunity to meet in person, ask any questions you might have, and also visit the workshop for yourself to see how your memorial glass jewellery will be made.

Not all companies will allow this, but I personally love to give my clients this experience, and find it goes a long way to making them feel confident and reassured that their loved one or pet’s ashes are going to be in safe hands. They can also return to pick them up once they are completed, too.

In an ideal world, I’d love for everyone to have this experience, however, I know that realistically this isn’t always possible due to numerous reasons, so there is a second-best alternative.

Send via tracked post or courier

Another way to ensure your loved one’s ashes will be safe in transit is to send them via Royal Mail tracked or signed for post, or via a courier service that will carefully track your delivery.

This ensures you’re not taking any chances, and because you only need a tiny teaspoonful of ashes for each product, there’s not much chance of things going wrong. Just be sure to carefully package up the sealed container and check there’s no way for it to leak or tear easily.

In some cases, you will even be able to follow the parcel yourself by tracking its movements on your computer (via the Royal Mail or courier’s website), so you can have ultimate peace of mind.

Some companies will also give you the courtesy of a phonecall as soon as ashes have been received (I know I do), so that you know there is nothing to worry about – although you may want to request this when you pick up the phone and ask any other questions you might have (something I highly recommend doing).

TIP: I’d also ensure that your chosen company will be happy to send back your ashes via tracked mail or courier, and not just via standard post.

Conclusion

I hope this blog post has been helpful, and by now you should have a better idea of how to ensure the ashes of your loved one or beloved pet will be safe in transit when ordering cremation jewellery and art – I know it’s a big worry for many of my customers.

If you have any specific questions about investing in memorial glass, please do not hesitate to get in touch, or leave a comment below. I’d love to hear from you!

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Why it’s Never Too Late to Order Cremation Glass

Why it’s Never Too Late to Order Cremation Glass

Have you been holding onto the ashes of your loved one, uncertain of what to do with them?

Perhaps many years have passed since you said your goodbye, but letting go of their ashes is still a painful subject – after all, the grieving process differs greatly. Not everyone can decide what to do with something so personal, whilst others find holding onto ashes brings them a great deal of comfort.

You may even have been unaware of some of the options you have, including cremation glass jewellery or art – and the fact that you only need a tiny amount of ashes to create such beautiful products that you can wear and carry with you wherever you go.

And the good news is, it’s never too late to have something made from your loved one’s ashes. I’m going to explain why below.

Why have something made from your loved one’s ashes?

Up until recently, memorial glass wasn’t as well known as it is now, so not everyone knew that they had options available which meant the best of both worlds between holding onto your loved one’s ashes, or scattering them.

In fact, this option allows you to literally do both, as you only need a tiny teaspoonful of ashes for each product. Many of my clients feel happier to scatter their loved one’s ashes, knowing they still have a small piece of them to hold onto; it can bring a great deal of comfort in that way.

Cremation glass can also be very beautiful to look at, as it tends to catch the light in such a way that you can see the unique pattern the ashes have made as they shimmer and sparkle in the sun. If treated well, jewellery or art can last for many years to come, and can even be passed down the family.

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Why it’s never too late to order memorial glass

Whether your loved one was cremated 20 years ago, or just last month, their ashes will remain unchanged – which means having cremation glass jewellery or art made now will be just as effective as it would have been when you were first given their ashes for safekeeping.

An example of this is when I was contacted by a lady who lost her mother 20 years ago, and had been keeping her ashes sealed at the bottom of a plant pot all this time. She had recently discovered memorial glass, and wanted a beautiful wildflower art sculpture made to celebrate the memory of her mother.

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Now, the sculpture sits proudly in her home, and she has something to look at which makes her smile every day.

Always speak to a company first

No matter how long it’s been, knowing that your loved one’s ashes are safe is always going to be a big concern, which is why it’s so important to call up your chosen memorial glass company and talk to a real person who can set your mind at ease about the process involved.

This is also a great opportunity to ask all the questions you need to feel 100% confident and reassured that your loved one’s ashes are going to be in good hands. You might also find my blog ‘What Should You Look for When Buying Jewellery for Ashes?’ helpful when choosing a good cremation jewellery company.

Conclusion

I hope you’ve enjoyed reading this blog post, and that it may have inspired you to look at some of the wonderful memorial and cremation glass jewellery options available. There are some fantastic products and services out there, and there’s absolutely no reason why you can’t have something made after all this time.

If you’re still feeling unsure, or have any specific questions about ordering memorial glass jewellery or art, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me, or check out my blog which may be of further help.

 

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Buying Memorial Glass: Will All of Your Loved One’s Ashes Be Returned?

Are you thinking of purchasing memorial glass jewellery or art to remember a lost loved one?

If so, I’m sorry for the reason that has brought you to this page. Cremation glass can be a wonderful way to celebrate the memory of a loved one, and investing in a beautiful piece of jewellery or fantastic cremation art can be your way of saying they’ll never be forgotten.

When people contact me about my own cremation glass products and service, they usually (quite rightly) have many questions, and one of the biggest I hear time and time again is: “Will I get back any ashes you don’t use?”

This is such an important question for any memorial jewellery company to answer, which is why I wanted to address this issue head-on, and make it absolutely clear what will – or most definitely should (in most cases) – happen to your loved one’s ashes after placing an order for memorial glass.

What happens to unused ashes?

Firstly, I think it’s important to clarify that only a tiny amount of ashes is needed to create most cremation glass products; from beautiful pendants and sparkling rings, to stunning cufflinks and gorgeous art canvases.

Therefore, most companies will specify for you to send just one teaspoonful of ashes per product ordered. In most cases, this is more than enough, and there usually will be some ashes left over – unless anything goes wrong in the production of your cremation glass (it’s very rare for this to happen with experienced glassmakers).

This next bit is so very important, I really cannot stress this enough: always check with a company what will happen to any leftover ashes before making an order. You’ll find most reputable companies WILL send any unused ashes back to you, along with the finished product – but it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Never send more than you need

The best advice I can give you – along with checking with the company before placing an order – is to never send more than a teaspoonful of your loved one’s ashes – unless, of course, you’re ordering multiple pieces of jewellery or art. So, in the case of ordering four or five pendants or charms for friends and family.

You should never feel like you need to send more than this, and if a company does ask for more, I’d definitely query why they would need so much.

Speak to the company directly

I recommend picking up the phone and speaking to your chosen cremation glass company directly, as this is usually a big help when setting my clients’ minds at ease. It’s also a great chance to ask all the questions you need to feel 100% confident before sending something so personal and important away in the post.

Whenever I speak to a customer, I usually go through the process involved with them and let them know that everything they need is included in their order pack, so they know exactly what to expect when it arrives, and which shipping method I use.

One lady called me a while ago who planned to scatter her mother’s ashes while she was abroad. She wanted a pendant made, but was concerned that any remaining ashes had be scattered together, with absolutely nothing missing. I was able to guarantee her that she would receive everything back, along with her finished pendant.

Not all companies work this way, but seeing as I take great care in handling each order individually, I feel this is a guarantee I can offer my clients – along with providing a certificate of authenticity with each order. This is why no ashes can suddenly go missing, and any ashes I don’t use are always returned.

Conclusion

I hope this blog post has helped shed some light on what should happen to any unused ashes when you order memorial glass art or jewellery. Just be sure that you don’t send more than you need, and always check with your chosen company before committing to buy.

I’d recommend picking up the phone (if possible) so you can ask all the right questions you need to come away from the process feeling 100% confident that you’ve chosen the best service and quality product to celebrate that someone special who touched your life in such an unforgettable way.