Seven Creative Ways to Handle Cremated Remains

Turning cremated remains into ocean reefs, shotgun shells and vinyl records? These companies may seem odd, but for advisors helping less traditional clients plan final farewells for themselves or others, options like this can help shape our view of death and mourning.

People are all too familiar with the idea of a porcelain urn containing a loved one’s remains sitting on the mantle above the fireplace, but since every life is unique, why does every ending have to be the same? Here, from the online funeral home pricing guide Parting.com, are seven of the most creative things you can do with cremated remains.

This gallery originally appeared on Parting.com.

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