10 amazing things that can be converted into ashes
The ashes, which turns the human body after cremation, can be turned into diamonds. But there are other ways of its useful life. We offer you a selection of things that can be converted into ashes.
Made from the ashes of an hourglass can be called a manifestation of symbolism - the hourglass, etched on the tombstones date back to Puritanism. In our time in an hourglass instead of sand can be placed close to the dust.
2. Vinyl Records
Cremated relatives can not roll over in his grave, but can be rotated round the old players. British service "Vinyl", for example, converts the ashes in the plate, causing it to spin so at 33 rpm. Families may be asked to write down on a plate of the famous song, or a new, original musical composition.
3 diamond ring
A man's life is transient, but the diamonds - are eternal. Memorial jewelry company "LifeGem" uses carbon from cremated human ashes to create a diamond with a different number of faces of different colors, transparency, and the number of carats. The obtained precious stones can be used for manufacturing jewelery. However, an engagement ring with a diamond - it's still scary.
4. Teddy Bear
The company "Huggable Urns" puts the ashes remaining after cremation into teddy bears and other cute toys.
Sometimes the memorial tattoos - is not just a tribute to deceased relatives and friends, some tattoos can carry a part of them. Tattooist can sterilize dust, and then mix it with ink, so that a piece of the one you love will remain forever under your skin.
The project "Carbon Copies" from designer Nadine Jarvis makes it possible to turn the ashes into a set of 240-ka pencils. On each pencil indicate the name of the deceased, and the years of his birth and death, and pencils are packed in a wooden box. Chips remaining after sharpening pencils, can be stored in the same box as a kind of urn.
Now, a portrait of your late grandmother may really be your grandmother. Some artists mix the ashes with paint and create a special memorial portraits, landscapes and still lifes.
8. Stained Glass
Let there be light! Stained glass made using the ashes, can become a beautiful alternative to the ballot box.
9. Tree DNA
The new version of the tree of life. The company under the name "Biopresence" states that can convert human DNA into the DNA of the tree, to create a living monument, which is technically not a genetically modified plant.
Cheers! Company "Heavenly Stars Fireworks" turns into ashes pyrotechnic extravaganza. Thus it was immortalized the memory of writer Hunter S. Thompson in 2005, the year. If you think that the character of the deceased is more consistent with the weapon, the company "Holy Smoke" transform ashes into shotgun shells.