Memorials - Interesting Trends to
Celebrate Loved Ones
By Melody Jamali
When it comes to celebrating your loved one's life after
they have passed away, there are many creative ways you
can go about having a memorial service that is sure to
suit their personality to a T. Take a look at some of
the most interesting memorial services and ideas out
QR Codes on Gravestones
With all the technology available to virtually everyone
today, it's no wonder that a gravestone company, Quring
Monuments, has started putting scanable QR codes on
their headstones. These codes can link to a page set up
in memory of the deceased and can be just about
anything. It could be a photo album with pictures from
their life or a link to their history.
Getting a Cremains Tattoo
Believe it or not, cremains can safely be mixed with
tattoo ink and used in a memorial tattoo. Memorial
tattoos are very common and the sentiment can be
increased by adding a little bit of your loved one into
Broadcasting Memorial Services Online
If the loved one's family is spread out over the country
and some cannot afford to make it to the memorial
service, some funeral homes have started offering the
option of broadcasting the funeral over the internet at
a specified URL. This way, everyone can mourn together,
regardless of their location.
Sending Cremains into Space
If your loved one was always looking to the sky, what
better memorial than to have their cremains sent into
space? Celestis Inc. offers this option to clients since
they regularly send satellites into space. They will
even work with you to arrange a memorial service at the
exact time the cremains are launched into space.
Scattering Cremains Using Fireworks
Did your loved one always love a good spectacle? Then
scattering their ashes by way of fireworks is the way to
go. It's a truly grand spectacle that none of the
memorial service attendees will soon forget.
Turn Cremains into a Record
This one is strictly for the vinyl lovers in the world.
A company in Great Britain will press your loved one's
cremains into a record that can actually be played. The
record can be a compilation of their favorite tunes.
What a perfect way to memorialize a true music lover!
When it comes to memorial services, you can see that the
only limitation is your own imagination, so take the
time to think of what would best suit your loved one or
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Melody Jamali is the Founder and President of ( Une
Belle Vie ), a Colorado company dedicated to bringing
choice of cremation to public light. Their company
offers the widest selection in decorative urns for
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designed to help families and friends in their time of
need. From tool for the grieving to informative articles
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celebrate the life of the one you love - on your terms.