Cloisonne Urns:While many are not familiar with the term "cloisonne", they are typically familiar with the unique and historical style it represents.
Originating from the French in 1863, the word refers to a style of enamel decoration in which the enamel is applied and fired in raised cells on a usually metal background. Made by molding intricate designs from sturdy metals that are then covered with ceramic enamel, the cloisonne urn is fired in a kiln, cooled, and then hand-painted.
It is not uncommon to find cloisonne vases, plates, and other collectibles at antique and collector's stores alike. In fact, ancient Chinese cloisonne vases have become valuable representations of art in today's society and intricate center pieces in many modern homes. Offered in several different styles, our cloisonne urns are available in companion, keepsake, and adult cremation urn sizes.
Why Choose Cloisonne?
Each individual that we love is unique and special. And, because of the intricate hand-crafting process that our urns for cremation undergo, each is just as unique and special as the life it represents. Available in a multitude of colors and designs, our selection offers a beautiful assortment for all.
How durable is Cloisonne?
Although it appears fragile and will break if dropped onto a hard surface or otherwise abused, our cloisonne urns are surprisingly durable. We recommend that these urns be used as indoor pieces away from the harsh elements they may encounter outside. However, if you do anticipate burying a cloisonne urn, we certainly recommend utilizing an urn vault to help protect it from the moisture in the ground.
How do I care for Cloisonne?
Caring for our cloisonne urns is very easy. The easiest and most eco-friendly way to care for a cloisonne urn is to dust it with a micro-fiber hand duster that is available at most all stores that carry household cleaners. By using a micro-fiber duster and refraining from common household chemicals, you are ultimately preserving the painted enamel surfaces.
How do I fill a Cloisonne urn?
Our vessel shaped cloisonne urns, just as our vessel urns made from differing materials, load from the top and come standard with lids to secure both ashes and small keepsakes that you may wish to save.
Burying a Cloisonne Urn
Although our they are recommended for indoor use and display, it is not uncommon for families and individuals to desire to have them buried. And, if this is your desire, it is recommended that you utilize one of our urn vaults to help protect the urn from weathering that may result from being exposed to sub-surface elements.
What Size Should I Order?
If you are uncertain as to which size you should order, it is important to note that industry standards recommend allowing one cubic inch for every pound your loved one weighed prior to his or her passing.
The cloisonne urns offered in our on-line store offer beautiful color photos and detailed descriptions and dimensions. However, if you have questions that we have not addressed, please contact one of our customer service representatives at 1-888-633-6047 today.