Earth Biodegradable Urns
Earthurns are biodegradable, sustainably crafted, handmade paper urns. The durable and attractive Earthurn are produced from the bark of the mulberry tree using an ancient technique that allows the bark of the tree to be harvested without destroying the tree. In fact, the tree continues to thrive and grow.
The resulting textured paper is dried in the sun before being used to create the urns.
This collection of urns is suitable for scattering, biodegradable burial or the temporary storage of cremated remains.
No trees are cut down to produce the Earthurns biodegradable urns. Since they are crafted by hand from natural and sustainable materials, each may vary slightly in size, shape and appearance. Earthurns are supplied with a water-soluble bag into which the cremated remains must be placed. Our Brighton and Hove funeral director can arrange any one of these options for you.
Simplicity Earthurn – £65
The Simplicity Earthurn is available in a floral finish. It is an attractive urn that opens easily for scattering and is also suitable for a biodegradable burial. The floral urn features inlaid flower petals and other fresh floral material. A matching photo frame is supplied with the Simplicity Earthurn, which can accommodate a 2.75″ x 2″ photograph.
Purity Earthurn – £65
The oval Purity Earthurn has violet and yellow flower petals inlaid in the paper and is suitable for scattering or for a biodegradable burial. A matching photo frame is supplied with the Purity Earthurn, which can accommodate a 2.75″ x 2″ photograph.
Dimensions: 8.25 x 3.75 x 10 inches.
Holds 3.50 litres
Unity Earthurn – £65 or smaller Keepsake – £45
The beautiful heart shape of the Unity Earthurn provides a soft and warm feel to the urn. Inlaid with fresh flower petals, the Floral Unity Earthurn is designed for ground burial. Once the Unity Earthurn is buried, it will biodegrade naturally over time. Available in three designs with matching mini or keepsake sizes also available.
Dimensions 8 x 6.5 x 5 inches
Holds 3.60 litres
Water Biodegradable Urns
Water burial urns are a biodegradable placement of cremated remains in water. The urns will float briefly to allow a final farewell before gracefully sinking. The length of time each urn takes to sink depends on the urn, the weight of cremated remains and local water conditions. The urns are designed to biodegrade quickly and naturally once placed in water, some in as little as 4 hours
Local regulations must be followed when placing an urn at sea (no closer than 3 nautical miles from shore).
No trees are cut down to produce these urns and since most are crafted by hand from natural and sustainable materials, they may vary slightly in size, shape and appearance. Each urn comes with a water soluble bag into which the cremated remains must be placed.
Journey Water Urn – £65
Journey water urns are hand-crafted from sustainably produced and biodegradable mulberry paper. When placed in water they will float briefly and sink to the bottom, where they break down naturally over time. Available in 7 colours with matching mini sizes also available (please ask for pricing details).
Dimensions 14 x 12 x 3 inches
Holds 4.10 litres
Salt Urn – £125
The Salt Urns are individually hand crafted by skilled artisans from solid blocks of Himalayan rock salt. The salt deposits in this region are over 250 million years old and are believed to be the purest on earth. As a result of the handmade and natural qualities of the Passages Salt Urns, each is unique in both colour and finish. The urns will dissolve within 4 hours when placed in water.
Dimensions 9.5 inches H x 8Dia
Holds 3.90 litres
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