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10 Heartfelt and Creative Ways to Honour Your Loved One’s Memorial Ashes

Cherish their memory

Losing a loved one is one of life’s most difficult journeys. Memorial ashes offer a unique way to keep their spirit close, allowing you to create a lasting tribute that honours their memory. 


In this blog, I explore ten unique ideas, providing you with thoughtful options to cherish your loved one’s memorial ashes. These ideas range from incorporating ashes into jewellery to creating living memorials, each offering a special way to keep their memory alive.


Whether you seek a subtle reminder of your loved one or a grand tribute that celebrates their life, these suggestions can help you find the perfect way to honour them. Each option reflects the love and respect you hold for your loved one, turning their memorial ashes into a meaningful personal keepsake.


Join me as I explore these ten heartfelt and respectful ways to use memorial ashes. By exploring these options, you can find the perfect way to ensure their memory remains a cherished part of your life.



Memorial Ashes into Jewellery:

At KL Jewellery Designs, we specialize in transforming your loved one's ashes into bespoke silver jewellery pieces. Whether it's a pendant to keep close to your heart or a ring to feel their energy, our creations offer a special connection to your treasured memories.

With only a small amount of memorial ashes required, you can preserve the rest for alternative commemorative purposes, such as...


Ashes into a memory bear:

Heather, from, crafts bespoke memory bears from your loved one's clothing. Personal touches, like stitching your loved one's name onto the bear, enrich the keepsake.

Carefully, a vial of ashes is embedded into the bear before the final stitching, ensuring a comforting keepsake.

This special creation is particularly beneficial for a child coping with the loss of a loved one.


Ashes into soil:

I personally love this concept, especially for those whose lost ones had a green thumb. Mixing your loved one's ashes into a plant pot and planting seeds or a shrub/tree can be emotionally comforting. Consider their love for gardening: choosing their favourite plant or flower adds a heartfelt touch. Plus, mixing ashes into a pot allows you to carry it with you, providing solace wherever life takes you.


Ashes into glass:

Deep Waters Glass offers the opportunity to create a glass sculpture or light catcher infused with your loved one’s ashes, a truly touching tribute. You can customise your design, making it deeply personal and meaningful. Whether you opt to have the ashes visible or hidden within the glass, it adds a unique, heartfelt touch to your keepsake. Explore more at


Ashes into reefs:

For those who cherished the ocean, the thought of their ashes contributing to the growth of a vibrant reef ecosystems would be a perfect legacy. Your loved one’s ashes are carefully set into a solace stone, which gracefully slides off a deck onto the seabed.

Over time, these stones become the foundation for flourishing reefs, fostering diverse marine life and offering sanctuary to creatures great and small. It's a beautiful testament to their love for the sea, ensuring their memory lives on in the depths they adored.  Home - Solace Reef


Ashes into tattoos:

Tattoos serve as a treasured way to honour and remember a loved one, incorporating their ashes into the ink leaves you with a permanent connection.

Ashes in Tattoo - ARMOURY TATTOO ( offers this deeply personal service, ensuring your memorial tattoo carries the essence of your loved one with you always.

It's a profound and intimate gesture, allowing you to carry their presence with you wherever you go. Each stroke of ink becomes a tribute, a reminder of the bond you shared and the memories you hold dear.

10 different ways to honour your loved ones memorial ashes
Cherish your loved ones memories


Ashes into diamonds:


For those who desire their loved one to shine forevermore, transforming ashes into diamonds offers a unique and enduring tribute. At Heart In Diamond (, this remarkable process turns a small portion of your loved one's ashes into a stunning gemstone.

Each diamond created holds the essence and memories of your beloved, providing solace and an everlasting connection.


Ashes into Fireworks:

For those who seek a memorable send-off for their loved ones, fireworks offer a spectacular tribute. A fitting choice for someone who enjoyed leaving a lasting impression, you can have their ashes set into a display and organise a gathering to set them off.

Heavenly Stars Fireworks ( provides this unique service, creating a dazzling spectacle that lights up the sky in honour of your beloved. It's a breath-taking way to celebrate their life, surrounded by friends and family, as their ashes soar and scatter among the stars, creating a lasting memory that shines brightly in the hearts of all who attend.


Ashes into space:


For the space enthusiast, sending memorial ashes into space offers a celestial farewell. Choose from various packages, ranging from space orbit to moon launch and deep space options. Ashes into Space - Heavenly Stars Fireworks provides this extraordinary service, allowing your loved one's ashes to journey among the stars, fulfilling their cosmic dreams and providing a truly out-of-this-world tribute.


There are such a diverse range of options for sending off memorial ashes, this speaks volumes about the individuality of each personality and their unique passions.

Whether it's crafting memorial ashes jewellery to keep their essence close, creating glass sculptures to capture their spirit, or launching them into space for an otherworldly journey, each choice is a deeply emotive tribute to their memory.

These heartfelt gestures allow us to honour our loved ones in profoundly personal ways, ensuring their spirit lives on in the beauty of nature, the brilliance of the cosmos, or the shimmer of a cherished keepsake. It's a testament to the enduring love we hold for those we've lost.

I hope you've found this post both informative and comforting. If you’ve enjoyed reading and would like more information on memorial ashes and coping with grief, why not follow me on Instagram or Facebook? Stay connected for more insights, tips, and heartfelt stories. Thank you for being a part of our supportive community.


I was not compensated to endorse any of these businesses; they are suggestions I discovered independently.


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