The Compass Rose Wooden Urn with Handmade Tile is a respectful funeral urn with a nautical style. Handcrafted in the USA, this cremation urn is made from walnut wood. On the front of the urn is a ceramic tile with an embossed compass rose design. The compass rose is a well-known directional symbol used on nautical maps and charts and can also symbolize journeys and finding your life's direction. The Compass Rose Wooden Urn with Handmade Tile can honor sailors and boaters as well as those who appreciate its symbolism.
The compass rose tile is made by an American ceramic artist -- the tile is glazed in a deep blue glaze and fired in a kiln. You can touch the tile and feel the directional points and markings.
Walnut wood is a popular and traditional choice for wood cremation urns as it is known for its rich color and strong grain and is a renewable resource. The tile used as an accent on this urn is made of fired clay. Overall this cremation urn offers an earth-friendly and respectful way to remember a loved one.
The Compass Rose Wooden Urn with Handmade Tile is categorized as an adult size cremation urn. The capacity is 202 cubic inches (can hold the ashes of a person who weighed 202 lbs. or less prior to cremation). The urn compartment is accessed from the bottom by removing the base, placing the ashes inside, and then re-securing the base with the four screws.
The Compass Rose Wooden Urn with Handmade Tile can be kept at home on a bookshelf, table, or mantel. Alternatively it can be placed in a columbarium niche or buried in the ground according to the family's wishes. An urn vault may be required by the cemetery for ground burial (each cemetery has its own regulations).