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.
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