Ceramic Urns

Our ceramic urns are available in a wide selection of sizes, styles, colors, and shapes for those seeking to honor loved ones with a truly unique handmade cremation vessel. Our small, keepsake urns accommodate sharing ashes among family members, keeping a small portion of ashes while the majority is scattered, or the ashes of a pet. Our large urns provide full-sized capacity. We welcome custom orders with special requests including the addition of names and dates, meaningful text, or specific colors and imagery on the urn shape of your choice. All ceramic urns are designed, painted, carved, and finished by Laura Bruzzese. Please visit our Etsy store to browse urns that are currently available. 

Ceramic & Biodegradable Urns

Biodegradable Urns

Our unique, biodegradable urns are an excellent choice for those seeking beautiful, environmentally friendly vessels for water burial. Our Large Turtle and Serenity urns offer full-sized capacity, while the Small Turtles carry a small portion of ashes that have been shared among family members or saved as a keepsake. Our biodegradable urns are made by hand using recycled paper and other natural materials in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, providing fair wages and a safe, clean working environment to local artisans. Each piece is finished in our studio with water-based accent paint or varnish. These urns are designed to float briefly before sinking and breaking down naturally over time. May also be used for land burial.  


For wholesale inquiries, please contact Passages International, the exclusive wholesale distributor for our biodegradable urns. 

When my sister lost her battle with cancer, our family selected an urn with poppies, my sister's favorite flower. When our beloved dog died, I contacted Laura to create an urn for his ashes. In each case, the urn that was created showcased Laura Bruzzese's incredible artistic ability, her passion for her work, and the extraordinary care and attention to her client's needs and desires. Laura consulted with us during each step in the creation of the urns.  -Juliana

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