How to create your Urn Story

We believe that that the Urn you create tells in a personal way the story of your companion so that their life story is never forgotten.

Celtic Urns provides a way to celebrate the life you shared, to share your everlasting connection and create your enduring tribute while honouring a loved one in a beautiful way. We offer choice which can help you make your memorial urn more meaningful and personal and therefore a memorial acknowledging their life

We provide a range of urn shapes and sizes.

When deciding on the size of urn you need please see our size guide information page HERE.

STEP 1 - SELECT YOUR URN SIZE

What Size Urn Do I Need?

The general guideline in the industry is that 1 lb. of weight prior to cremation equals 1 cubic inch of ashes. Thus, a person who weighed 185 lbs. prior to cremation would need an urn with a capacity of at least 185 cubic inches.

By selecting a larger urn than required you can place additional items inside the urn. Such items which may have had special meaning or significance to your loved one. And can be kept with them for future generations to discover, hold and enjoy.

Celtic urns come in 4 sizes

Keepsake Urn – 7Ci

Angels Urn – 85 Ci

Medium Urn – 170Ci

Large Urn – 280ci

STEP 2 - SELECT THE LOGO(s) YOU WANT ENGRAVED

Each logo is hand engraved onto the urn.  Size and positioning of the logo will depend on the urn size selected.

A pencil sketch of the logo is used for the engraving. If you submit your own image, we will convert to a pencil drawing for our artisan to work from.

Engraving Example

Note: as the engraving is performed by highly skilled artisans there is a limit to the amount of fine details possible.

STEP 3 - SELECT THE BAND

Each band is hand engraved onto the urn.  Size and positioning of the band will depend on the urn size selected.

Note: as the engraving is performed by highly skilled artisans there is a limit to the amount of fine details possible.

STEP 4 - SELECT THE TEXT FOR LID

The Lid plaque is used top allow families engrave 3 lines of free text. The Lid Plaque is secured to the lid using holding bolts which can be removed to allow for engraving.

The size of the lid plaque is  XXXXX  XXXXXX

STEP 5 - REVIEW YOUR ORDER

STEP 6 - COMPLETE SHIPPING DETAILS

STEP 1 - SELECT YOUR URN SIZE AND MATERIAL

What Size Urn Do I Need?

The general guideline in the industry is that 1 lb. of weight prior to cremation equals 1 cubic inch of ashes. Thus, a person who weighed 185 lbs. prior to cremation would need an urn with a capacity of at least 185 cubic inches.

By selecting a larger urn than required you can place additional items inside the urn. Such items which may have had special meaning or significance to your loved one. And can be kept with them for future generations to discover, hold and enjoy.

STEP 2 - SELECT THE TEXT FOR LID

Now you have selected your Urn you have a choice to have a plaque placed on the lid. The plaque offers you the choice of 4 lines of free text up to 40 characters per line.
An example of this could be

My dearest friend and companion
John Francis Doe
12 – June – 1945 to September – 2003
Forever in our hearts and minds

However, if you decide that you do not want a plaque on the lid then select that option.

STEP 3 - SELECT THE BAND

Each band is hand engraved onto the urn.  Size and positioning of the band will depend on the urn size selected.

Note: as the engraving is performed by highly skilled artisans there is a limit to the amount of fine details possible.

STEP 4 - SELECT THE ARTWORK YOU WANT ENGRAVED

Each artwork is hand engraved onto the urn.  Size and positioning of the artwork will depend on the urn size selected. A pencil sketch of the artwork is used for the engraving. If you submit your own image, we will convert to a pencil drawing for our artisan to work from.

Engraving Example

Note: as the engraving is performed by highly skilled artisans there is a limit to the amount of fine details possible.

STEP 5 - REVIEW YOUR ORDER

STEP 6 - COMPLETE SHIPPING DETAILS

1

Select your Urn size and material

2

Select the text for the lid

3

Select the band you want engraved

4

Select the Artwork you want engraved

Create your Urn Story now

Our Tower Range is a range of cylindrical urns ranging from small size up to the large size. You have a choice of materials, Polished Metal or Brass to choose from.

Our Keepsake Range is a range of our smallest cylindrical urns. You have a choice of materials, Polished Metal or Brass to choose from.

We only create 1000  Limited Edition Urns in various styles. Again, these urns come in a choice of either Polished metal or Brass.

Our Pet Urns are similar in that we offer a pet theme for the engraving.