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This Company is Turning the Ashes of Your Loved Ones into Stunning Glass Creations

in Other December 17, 2016

Artful Ashes is a Seattle-based company that is offering consumers with an original, as well as artistic way of processing through the grief of losing a loved one. What better way to remember your loved one than to make them into a breathtaking work of art?

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Greg and Christina, the owners of Artful Ashes, and are a husband and wife team who begin making their unique creations when Greg’s grandfather passed away. “We just realized that everyone is looking for a way to hold onto the memories of their lost loved ones,” Greg told Komo News. “The clients that buy these- it brings up the happy thoughts and the happy times.”

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The process in which this is done is actually pretty magnificent itself. The glass-workers of Artful Ashes add a tablespoon of the lost loved one to hot glass, and then swirls them into the glass with your choice of colors and textures.

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To ensure that your loved one is handled in the most cautious way, they adhere to a very strict policy of labeling and tracking. This keeps your relatives remains respectfully handled throughout the entire process. You can even view these careful procedures online.

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Product delivery takes about a month, however, due to a massive demand for their unique product, it could possibly take a bit longer. Their current production is around 100 hearts and orbs each day. Studio time takes place about twice a month, and they require at least one week’s advance notice in any order. Typical sizing for the creation is around 3 1/2 inches by 3 1/2 inches, with a weight of around 14 oz. Unfortunately, pricing is not available online, but you can contact them for a price list. According to sources, they are typically around $185 per piece, which is actually a lot cheaper than many alternatives.