Memorial Craftsmanship

Cremation urns are made with a variety of materials. They’re available in brass and pewter, cultured marble and some are made of biodegradable, “earth-friendly” materials.

For Steven Parsons, the craftsmanship involved in creating such an important container is as essential as the material it’s made from.

Parsons, owner of South Africa-based African Custom Sculptures, has begun accepting requests for hand-carved, wooden statues that don’t look like an urn – but instead feature the likeness of a loved one.

Read the full article here.

Welcome to African Custom Sculptures!

1.  Prices are quoted as per geographical location and may vary according to the exchange rate.

2.  Prices include packaging, courier costs, insurance and fumigation.

1.  For South Africa, delivery is to your nearest Post Net store and for International Clients, it is delivered to your door.

2.  No postal addresses can be used.

3.  Customs and import duties are the clients responsibility as applicable to each Country.

4.  Once all the information has been received, and deemed to be of sufficient quality we will commence with the order.

5.  At this time, full payment is required.

6.  On completion of the bust, 4 photo’s will be sent for final approval, where after the bust will be sent for fumigation and shipment can take place.

7.  Delivery will be within 45 days from commencement of the order.

If you have any questions or concerns you can email Steve Parsons on or you can also contact +27 82 572 0562.