Cremation Jewelry Guide
Located in Prescott, Arizona, LockedInArt is a provider of high end cremation jewelry, custom made for each family. A family run business, Patti and Roman have been creating cremation jewelry since the untimely death of their dog Ike, in 2011. Now sold nationwide online and in select funeral homes, they provide earrings, pendants and broaches containing a small amount of ash from pets and people mixed into the glass elements of their work.
Infusion Glass, an Etsy Store, was founded in 2008 by Joele Williams in Wilderville, Oregon. Her line of silver Dichroic glass rings and pendants with infused cremains are great fit for people who appreciate the Dichroic glass art form. Joele started working with cremains in glass when a family friend's father passed.
Memorial Garden Guide
If you live, or hail from, Spokane Washington and wish to have some or all of your ashes scattered after your cremation in Spokane, check out Hillcrest Gardens in Fairmount Cemetery. This lovely hilly garden offers a few options in terms of how the cremains will be distributed.
Duke University Memorial Garden is a wonderful resting place for any Duke Alumni who have reached their final reward. Part of Duke University Gardens, the memorial gardens offer meandering paths and beautiful landscape. A known place on campus for peace and serenity, a permanent recognition is available for a donation of $25,000 to the Duke Endowment Fund.
Powell Gardens in Kingsville, Missouri has a lovely memorial garden in the back of the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel. For a donation, families can scatter ashes on the grounds. A beautiful place for ash scattering, families also receive a bronze plaque on a memorial wall. The garden has a meandering path and is lined with native wildflowers, red-buds and lofty oaks.
Established in the 1940's, this expansive 100 acre memorial garden style cemetery has served the capital district of NY for 75 years and running. With rolling hills and views of the surrounding Helderberg and Taconic mountain ranges (yes, New York does have mountains!) it's a beautiful place to visit and just walk around and explore the 24 individual memorial gardens.