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When choosing an urn, it is important to pick one that best represents and honours your deceased loved one. When selecting, there are many things to consider; however, if you are at a loss with where to start, you can begin by looking at urns relating to a person's gender. We have compiled a list of 10 urns on our store suited well for women. 

What to look when choosing an urn for a woman 

There are no requirements for what to look for when choosing an urn. The options can be easily customizable to each individual. However, when selecting one for a female family member, one thing to look for is their place or role in your life. For example, if the deceased person is your mother, you may want to look at ones tailored to mothers. This would be the same for sisters, daughters, aunts, nieces, etc. 

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You might also consider looking for urns with symbolism typically associated with women. For example, flowers are often connected to femininity. They are often viewed as a symbol for fertility and love; goddesses are often depicted with flowers or flower crowns; flowers are often compared to a woman's beauty in literature (e.g., Romeo and Juliet – “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”), etc. 

Urn colour is also a consideration. Traditionally, specific colours are more associated with femininity. These are often lighter colours, such as pink, purple, and white. Therefore, you may begin searching for urns in a lighter colour scheme. The choice is up to you. However, we have provided some examples that follow the considerations mentioned above. 

It is important to note that although some of these designs may be more commonly associated with women, you are free to choose whichever urn you would like. 

Provincial Cherry (To Mom) Urn

The Provincial Cherry (To Mom) urn is an excellent choice for a beloved mother. It is made from solid cherry wood and has the poem “To Mom” engraved on it. It has a volume of 225 cubic inches, which categorizes it as a large urn. 

Allen Mom Urn

The Allen Mom urn is another lovely piece to memorialize your mother. It is made from Solid Maple with a Light Titian Satin finish and has a simple engraving of the word “Mom” accompanied by a rose on the front. It has a volume of 200 cubic inches and weighs 8 lbs. There are two engraving options: on the urn and on a plate. 

Ivory Leather Urn

The Ivory Leather urn is an excellent option for those that want a unique urn. It is made from leather in a beautiful ivory finish, with imagery of women wearing jewelry on the front. The urn has a volume of 205 cubic inches and weighs 2.9 lbs. 

La Plage Companion Urn

The La Plage Companion urn is a great option for couples. It depicts a man and a woman standing on a beach, holding hands. It is made from bronze/zinc with a bronze finish. The urn has a capacity of 420 cubic inches (enough for to sets of ashes) and weighs 2.2 lbs. Engraving is available on the urn. 

The Arosa Urn

The Arosa urn is a very unique option. It is relatively simple in design with a black base, gold flakes and a beautiful rose on the top. It is a 3D-printed cremation urn made in Canada using eco-friendly material. The urn also comes in three colours – white and yellow; and sizes –  medium, large and keepsake. The large size one has a capacity of 185 cubic inches and weighs 2.4 lbs. 

Awareness Pink Tall Tealight Urn

The Awareness Pink Tall Tealight urn is a great way to commemorate a loved one that has died from cancer. It is designed with the signature cancer awareness ribbons and comes in the colour associated with breast cancer. The urn is made from brass and aluminum with pink and pewter accents. It also comes in a smaller size; the volume for the large one is 58 cubic inches.

Ivory Rose Bouquet Urn

This urn depicts a beautiful bouquet of roses on the front, which stands out on top of the ceramic, ivory finish. It has a volume of 240 cubic inches and weighs 5.2 lbs. Engraving is available on a pendant.

White Rose Urn

The White Rose urn is a very simple design. It has a single rose depicted on the front, with an ivory finish and silver accents. This urn has a capacity of 200 cubic inches and weighs 6.9 lbs. Engraving is available on a pendant.  

Roses Urn

The Roses urn comes uniquely shaped with roses carved on the top. It is made from cast bronze, has a volume of 250 cubic inches and weighs 14.5 lbs.  

Phenicia Violet

The Phenicia Violet urn is made from glass with a violet finish. It has a capacity of 200 cubic inches and weighs 8.9 lbs. Engraving is available on the urn and on a pendant. 

More urns for women

Don't see an urn here you like, see these other urns for women's ashes in our online store.

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