Simply displaying your deceased loved one’s ashes in an urn on your mantle is so last year.
Justin Crowe of Chronicle Cremation Designs offers something much more unique that you can do with the ashes of a loved one. The business turns remains into “ceramic design objects” for your home.
That’s right – you can enjoy your morning cup of joe from a mug made of grandma, or rock a ceramic necklace made from your BFF.
Crowe was inspired to start this venture when his grandpa passed away.
“Being with my grandfather when he died in his home had a profound impact on my outlook. Home is a place that is routine, average and familiar, and experiencing such a huge emotional event in that environment helped normalize his passing for me,” Crowe wrote to Mashable. “Based on this experience, I began to search for a way to give others the ability to remember passed loved ones in daily life.” Read more…