I made the first of these because my family dog passed and when
her ashes were returned to me they were in an ugly plastic box. I
wanted something more substantial and also more interesting but not
something that looked like an urn. Something that was secure and
durable and interesting. Something appropriate for such a loyal and
This is too small for human cremains, but would hold a portion if the cremains are to be split.
I know this is a delicate and uncomfortable topic. It is often
painful and confusing. I am happy to answer any questions and help in
any way I can.
The body of this canister is formed hot from square tube and then the
shoulders, neck and base are welded on. I then dress it and put it
back in the forge to give it an even color and texture. It is meant to
feel slightly off kilter.
The urn is hot brushed and waxed to give it highlights and a gentle luster.
Size ~ 6” tall x 3" dia. -- overall
Weight ~ 2 lb 7.5 oz. / 1.121 kg
Volume ~ 19 cubic inches