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Summer Urns & Keepsakes

8 Beautiful Summer Urns and Keepsakes for Warm Goodbyes

Saying goodbye to a departed loved one is never easy. Each encounter with grief comes with its own unique range of emotions and feelings. There’s no clear-cut, linear path to processing grief – it can come in waves or be triggered unexpectedly. Even though a loved one has left their earthly body, their spirit is eternal and ever-present in our daily lives. To commemorate a passing in the summertime, there are several beautiful summer urns and keepsakes that can honor your loved one’s glorious life while bringing peace and comfort to your heavy heart. 

Summer Urns & Keepsakes

The Living Urn Planter

Meticulously handcrafted from premium wood, The Living Urn Planter is designed to hold the ashes of your loved one as well as a living succulent or other small plant. The smooth surface and vibrant grains of this special urn can blend beautifully with your home’s decor, warming the space and standing out to any observer. This summer urn symbolizes honor and vitality with its sleek, angled design. The Living Urn Planter is available in three sizes to accommodate a complete set of ashes or a small amount.


The EcoHome™ is handcrafted from bamboo, one of the most sustainable materials on the planet. It’s the fastest-growing plant on earth, with some species capable of growing as much as 35” a day! Bamboo’s all-natural, smooth surface and vibrant grains give the EcoHome™ a bright, elegant look, perfect for honoring your loved one in the summer. It features natural wood locking pins to keep your urn’s lid secured to the base. A handmade cotton pouch lovingly cradles the ashes within the hold of the EcoHome™.

The Living Urn Indoors/Patio

The Living Urn Indoors/Patio urn is made from porcelain – a material that symbolizes elegance, beauty, tranquility, and strength. As a popular medium in memorials for several centuries, porcelain can be customized in countless ways. The Living Urn Indoors/Patio urn offers the bereaved unlimited ways to express their artistic vision. Three vibrant colors are available for your summer urn: Celadon Blue, Sunshine Yellow, and White Pearl. Each urn can be laser engraved to include sentiments, symbols, dates, and names. Whether a bonsai tree or houseplant, this unique urn can house a tree, plant, or flowers of your choosing. Place it indoors or on a patio!

Eco Water Urn

Water is a universal symbol of life, renewal, and purity. The Eco Water Urn offers the bereaved a beautiful opportunity to say goodbye to their loved ones by committing their ashes to a body of water. This all-natural, biodegradable urn is designed to float upright like a buoy. The bottom portion submerged in water will dissolve quickly, allowing the ashes to release and spread throughout the water with grace and dignity.

Glass Songbird

Songbirds are synonymous with beauty, freedom, joy, and spirituality. The Glass Songbird is a one-of-a-kind keepsake that can hold a small portion of a loved one’s ashes within a special chamber. Each glass songbird is made with varying swirls of colors, which means no two keepsakes are alike! Choose from three incredible colors: Azure, Amber, or Onyx. The Glass Songbird is a perfect way to honor your loved one in the summertime.

Living Glass Keepsake Urns

With its stunning, vibrant colors, The Living Glass Keepsake Urn is a beautiful urn for summertime. This small vase lovingly caresses a small portion of your loved one’s ashes in its base. Whether on a window sill, a prominent shelf, or a desk, your Living Glass Keepsake Urn will offer a radiant presence to any space. The top of your keepsake comes with a well-fitted cork to preserve the sacred ashes. If you wish, the keepsake can even be used for a scattering ceremony. Simply add some flowers to your special keepsake urn afterward to honor your departed loved one!

Living Orbs Glass Keepsake Urns

Living Orbs Glass Keepsake Urns are spherical pieces of art that can infuse a small portion of your loved one’s ashes. Blown glass is a unique art form. Professional glass blowers at The Living Urn add your choice of colors like Lily Green, Ocean Blue, Peaceful Sunset, or White Pearl to hot glass while adding ashes in the process. The result yields an incredible swirl of blazing white ashes and vibrant colors. Whether in the palm of your hand, on a window sill, or lovingly placed atop a table during a summer memorial gathering, your loved one’s one-of-a-kind memorial keepsake will honor the legacy of your departed loved one with reverence and radiance.

Circle of Life Cremation Pendant

Cremation jewelry, such as the Circle of Life Cremation Pendant, is an elegant way to honor your departed loved one. This unique pendant holds a small portion of your loved one’s ashes within a discreet, sealable holding chamber. Close to your heart, you can coordinate your special memorial with just about any summer outfit you like. Adding your loved one’s birthstone can add a deeper layer of meaning to your tribute. After all, birthstones are believed to reflect the qualities of the person they represent. Whether radiant garnet, soothing sapphire, or enchanting emerald, your loved one’s spirit and memory will continue to play an important role in your daily life.

Summer memorial urns and keepsakes are very helpful in supporting the grief process. The Living Urn has a wide range of high-quality, hand-crafted urns and keepsakes to suit your special memorial needs. Visit our store today to learn more!

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