The Carpel Himalayan Rock Salt Extra Small Biodegradable Urn is made of a completely natural material -- salt. Sturdy and substantial, this small salt urn changes when placed in water -- dissolving within a few hours and gently releasing the ashes held within. This mini urn does have a slightly rough texture and ranges in color from glowing pink to orange.
Crafted from a solid block of salt, Carpel Himalayan Rock Salt Extra Small Biodegradable Urn is a popular choice for ocean burial as it releases the remains of a loved one to the sea in an eco-friendly way. The salt of which this urn is comprised is estimated to be 250 million years old. The Carpel Himalayan Rock Salt Biodegradable Urn also can be used for ground burial in soil. The urn will biodegrade within three months. This eco-friendly cremation urn has the capacity to hold up to 15 cubic inches of ashes (approximately 1 cup) and is most often used for a portion of an adult's ashes.
Given its construction from all natural materials, the urn may vary slightly in size, shape, and appearance from the image displayed. The lid of this extra small salt urn is not threaded -- it sits on top but can be secured with eco-friendly adhesive if desired.