Among the different categories of jewelry, there is a certain section that deals with holding memories of departed loved ones. While many like to have pictures of their loved ones in tiny frames within pendants, others opt to hold the ashes of the departed person in a sacred holder shaped as a pendant.
How urn or cremation jewelry came about?
This category of jewelry is not new but it is a niche segment that is sought out by those who wish to carry a part of their loved one who has passed away. Cremation or urn jewelry is optional and it depends on the wishes of the living. Some people like to commemorate and live with the memories of the dead by having their ashes locked in a secure way in a pendant that is designed with a necklace. As it is a delicate notion that needs to be long lasting, special care is taken to construct the pendant as well as to string it on a necklace that will be sturdy and robust in design. These are some of the characteristic features of necklaces for ashes.
When it comes to necklaces for ashes these are usually simple and religious or heartfelt designs. Most people like to have religious symbols as the pendants on such necklaces. Among the designs of pendants for ashes you could look at crosses, hearts, wooden log designs and other symbols that might have special meaning for you or the person you lost. For these reasons, most jewelry designers who offer such products have a catalog of standard designs as well as offer customization options.
Even though pendants for ashes might look the same as other jewelry items, there are intricate mechanisms included in the design of these items to hold the cremation ashes. The pendants usually have a secure closure. This includes a compartment where the ashes are stored. The compartment can be sealed after filling with cremation ashes in a secure manner. The design of the compartment is such that it cannot be easily opened so that the chances are minimal of the compartment opening up and the contents spilling out.
In such category of jewelry items there are certain special accessories and tools provided for users to be able to insert and lock the pendant with precious contents as well as be able to seal the contents. For these reasons the pendants come with an instruction kit how to operate the compartment, funnel and sealant along with a storage pouch for the same. For such provisions often such items are priced exclusively, unlike ordinary pendants and necklaces. However, nowadays there are different choices available such as stainless steel jewelry which is priced cheaper and is durable at the same time. As not every jewelry designer offers such jewelry items, one can search for the right vendors online.