Angel urns are prefered by so many bereaved
people simply because of what many believe angels are. In
virtually all religions angels are messengers from God. They
are sent to guide us, love us, keep watch over us and bless us.
So if someone is mourning the loss of a loved one, it's natural
to want something that symbolizes all these things. We, as
those left behind for now, want something symbolic of a
peaceful transition from our troubled world to God's perfect
domain. An angel urn therefore calms us by reassuring us that
our loved one has been safely guided into heaven.
As a result, manufacturers have produced a large amount of
these urns in different materials, each designed to meet the
demands of those buying. Let's take a look at some of the more
Cast bronze angel urns are basically an urns sculpted into
the image of an angel made from solid bronze. Generally the
angel will look like a woman or cherub. The figure itself is
usually shown offering prayers or blessings, although sometimes
they can be seen with flowers or flying. Bronze urns are very
strong and durable. The cremated remains are place inside
through a plate at the bottom. For an urn with a more
shimmering bronze or golden appearance, they can be treated
Cultured angel urns are extremely popular. They are made
from a variety of different materials which can resemble
marble. The difference is they are much cheaper. Their beauty
and relatively inexpensive price, as well as the huge selection
available, have made cultured urns the urn of choice for
Marble urns can be simply awe inspiring. Their very distince
look makes them popular as well. The natural glow of the marble
gives them a very distinct appearance that can be very
sophisticated. You can get these in a number of different
colors from white to jet black.
Precious metal urns. These are a little harder to find and
more expensive as well. Typically they are first finished with
bronze or silver then they are coated with gold or platinum.
Most of these are custom made.
No matter what the angel urn is made from, it can be a
beautiful focal point in a memorial garden or a showpiece in
the home. They can be kept indoors or out. But no matter where
they are places, they are a touching was to remember a loved
one that is no longer on this earth.