Burial Shrouds, Caskets, &Urns

 

You may notice that we have kept our offerings minimal. We do this with the intention of trying to make the process simple and less overwhelming. If there is something that you would like that we do not offer, please feel free to discuss this with us during your arrangement and we will try to accommodate your request.

If you are using another mortuary but would still like to add a Green element to your service, we would be more than happy to arrange having any of our products sent to your funeral home. We also ship anywhere in the United States! Call us at 323-446-2233 or send us an email inquiry at undertakingla@gmail.com letting us know what you are interested in. Our shipping usually takes 3-5 days and there is no extra charge for shipping out of state.


Bamboo Burial Shroud and Willow Carrier:

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Simple Shroud (No Handles): $350

Shroud w/Handles: $487

Carrier: $320

Bamboo Shroud: Our tightly woven fabric shrouds are suitable for cremation or burial and you can purchase them to include strong woven carrying handles or our simple shroud with no handles.

Willow Carrier: is produced from sustainable, biodegradable willow and is designed for dignified viewing of a dressed or shrouded body. It features a rigid, low-density 3/4″ strawboard base with flax rope and seagrass handles which can be used for carrying. The carrier contains no metal or plastic components and features an elasticated natural cotton interior lining which is water resistant. The carrier can either be buried or cremated with the deceased, or the body can be removed from the carrier and it can be re-used again after the burial or cremation.

Our tightly woven fabric shrouds are suitable for cremation or burial and include jute carrying handles.

 

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Willow Casket: $1400

The Willow Caskets are crafted by hand in small rural cottage environments. The willow plant is fast-growing, making this a very sustainable material from which to produce caskets. This durable casket has a flat top and attractive design perfect for families that desire a simple farewell for a loved one. The Willow Casket is fully lined with a natural, unbleached cotton interior, matching pillow and privacy shield.

When the casket is buried in the earth it will break down naturally over time.

Our provider, Passages, now offers a free tree with every adult casket sale, as part of The Natural Choice® Memorial Tree Program. Included with the purchase of this casket is a numbered certificate for your family to redeem a free tree.

An optional 5″L x 8″W x .375″H engravable bamboo plaque is now available for the Willow Casket for an additional $100 and includes three lines of engraving. $15 extra for clip art.

The Willow Caskets are suitable for identification/viewing or services followed by burial or cremation. We also offer a 3/4 Willow Casket lid that allows for an open casket viewing or service. Once the service has concluded, simply replace the full lid prior to the cremation or burial and secure the closures. Flowers not included.

   


Seagrass Casket: $1400

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The Seagrass Caskets are fabricated by hand primarily from willow and as an added design feature include attractive seagrass rope woven into the willow on the sides of the casket. This sturdy casket design has a slightly rounded top used to finish the elegant, yet simple design. Each casket is fully lined with a natural, unbleached fitted cotton interior and includes a matching pillow and privacy shield.

The seagrass used to produce this casket is not harvested from delicate marine environments, but rather cultivated in rice paddy-like fields that are seasonally flooded to support the growing seagrass plant.

An optional 5″L x 8″W x .375″H engravable bamboo plaque is now available for the Willow Casket for an additional $100 and includes three lines of engraving. $15 extra for clip art.

The Seagrass Caskets are suitable for identification/viewing or services followed by burial or cremation. Passages also offers a 3/4 Seagrass Casket lid that allows for an open casket viewing or service. Once the service has concluded, simply replace the full lid prior to the cremation or burial and secure the closures.


Bamboo Casket: $1400

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The bamboo caskets provide another eco-friendly alternative to the willow and seagrass caskets. Each casket features durable, convenient handles for carrying and a lined natural unbleached cotton interior with matching pillow.

An optional 5″L x 8″W x .375″H engravable bamboo plaque is now available for the Willow Casket for an additional $100 and includes three lines of engraving. $15 extra for clip art.

The Bamboo Caskets are suitable for identification/viewing or services followed by burial or cremation. We also offer a 3/4 Bamboo Casket lid that allows for an open casket viewing or service. Once the service has concluded, simply replace the full lid prior to the cremation or burial and secure the closures.


Six Point Bamboo Coffin: $1300

The beautiful and elegant Six Point Bamboo Coffin is certified Fair Trade. Production of this coffin meets stringent standards, some of which are listed below:

  • Create opportunities for the economically disadvantaged.
  • Pay our permanent, full-time workers in excess of 30% above local recommended wages to ensure a good living wage.
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  • Do not use child or forced labor.
  • Ensure approximately 50% of the labor force is women.
  • Encourage workers to have a voice.
  • Committed to sustainable environmental practices.

For more information about Fair Trade, please visitTraidcraft andFair Trade USA.

This coffin features a fully lined, natural unbleached cotton interior and matching pillow. The Six Point Bamboo Coffin is suitable for identification, viewing and services followed by cremation or burial.

When buried directly in the earth (without liner/vault) this coffin will break down naturally over time.

An optional 5″L x 8″W x .375″H engravable bamboo plaque is now available for the Willow Casket for an additional $100 and includes three lines of engraving. $15 extra for clip art.


Apollo Salt Urn. Adult & Mini

Apollo Salt Urn. Adult & Mini

Himalayan Rock Salt Urn: $170-$320

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  Himalayan Rock Salt Urns are individually hand crafted from solid blocks of Himalayan rock salt deposits over 250 million years old and believed to be the purest on earth. As a result of the handmade and natural qualities of the Passages Salt Urns, each is unique in both color and finish. The urns will dissolve within 4 hours when placed in water. Minor cracking and chips occur naturally, adding to the character of these beautiful urns.

Athena & Apollo Salt Urn Dimensions:

Standard 8” Dia. x 10.25”H (202 Cubic Inches): Apollo:$270 & Athena:$320

Medium: 6.25” Dia x 8.5” H (90 Cubic Inches): Athena $200

Mini: 4.5” Dia x 6.5” H (40 Cubic Inches): Apollo: $140 & Athena: $170

Keepsakes (Set of 6): 2.5” Dia. X 4”H (3.5 Cubic Inches): $255

 


Scattering Tube

Scattering Tube

Scattering Tube: $46-$80

Our Scattering Tubes features 16 designs and is engineered to simplify the scattering process. The tubes are durable, dignified and simple to use. Each features a convenient removable lid and an industry-first, perforated “push in” tab that opens easily prior to scattering. They contain no metal or plastic components and can be recycled or composted after use. Suitable for “in-cabin” airline transportation.

Our provider also has the ability to add a personalized photo, engraving, or both to any adult or mini tube.

If multiple family members or loved ones want to participate in scattering, even in multiple locations, mini-size scattering tubes allow for that option. Ocean Sunset, Rainbow Pond and Silver Lining designs are also available in Small and Medium sizes.

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Add a photograph of the deceased, name and dates to the top of any Scatter Tube for only $50, add personalized engraving for $50

Dimensions

Adult: 5.1″Dia x 12.6″H (200 Cubic Inches): $80
Medium: 4″Dia x 10.1″H (100 Cubic Inches): $60
Small: 2.95″Dia x 8.9″H (40 Cubic Inches): $50
Mini: 2.95″Dia x 5.25″H (20 Cubic Inches): $46


Cornstarch Earthurns: $168

These urns is made from durable and environmentally-friendly cornstarch. They feature a secure “snap lock” closing mechanism that permanently closes the urn. The Urns can be kept at home, or placed in a cemetery niche or columbarium, since they will not biodegrade or deteriorate unless buried. When buried in earth, the urn will biodegrade completely over time. (The time taken to biodegrade will vary depending on local soil conditions).

Each Urn is hand painted and includes a biodegradable bag for the cremated remains to be placed in prior to closing the urn. Each urn comes in a convenient carry box that can be used for discreet transportation.

Engraving is available for $50 for up to three lines.
You can see all our options for this urn by clicking here.

Dimensions: 6.75″Dia x 10.25″H


Shell Urns: $350

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Shell Urns are hand-crafted from non-toxic, food-grade recycled paper. Each urn comes with a custom carrying case. Matching keepsakes are also available and provide families with the opportunity to retain a portion of their loved ones’ cremated remains. They are a perfect complement to any biodegradable or scattering urn.

To view a brief video demonstration of the Shell Urn being used, click here.

With the purchase of the Memento Urn or Shell Urn, Passages International makes a donation in memory of your loved one. This donation will be made to an ocean conservation organization and will contribute to the preservation of our oceans for future generations.

Original Artwork by Todd Telander. Telander is an international scientific illustrator and artist who has produced work for numerous zoos and aquariums, wildlife and ocean conservation groups, and is a selected artist of the American Birding Association. His background in environmental studies and biology, coupled with his talent as an illustrator, result in shells that are both scientifically accurate and beautiful.

Colors are: Pearl (pictured), Aqua, Sand, and Coral

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 6.25"H


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Brass Keepsakes: $65

Brass Heart Keepsakes

The brass heart keepsakes are available in two finishes. Both the bronze and pewter are simple yet attractive heart shaped designs. They are easy to load a small portion of cremated remains into. Each keepsake has a small opening beneath it, which is secured with two metal screws.

Brass Shell Keepsakes

The brass shell keepsakes feature a beautiful patina finish. They are easy to load a small portion of cremated remains into. Each keepsake has a small opening beneath it, which is secured with two metal screws. The shell keepsake is a perfect companion product for families that have used the Shell Deep Water Bio Urn to place the cremated remains of a loved one at sea, but still want to retain a portion of the cremated remains.

Dimensions: 2.75"L x 3"W

 

 


 

Journey Earthurns: $84-$140

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These are hand-crafted from sustainably produced, biodegradable paper. They are made by hand and will vary in appearance. When placed in water they float briefly then sink to the bottom, where they break down naturally over time.

Engraving is available on all Journey Earthurns for $50 for three lines of text.

Dimensions:

Adult: 12.5"L x 14"W x 3"H (220 Cubic Inches): $140

Medium: 10.5"L x 11.75"W x 2.75"H (180 Cubic Inches): $92

Mini: 6.5"L x 8"W x 2.25"H (60 Cubic Inches) $84

 

 


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Bamboo Urns: $220-$450

These urns will not biodegrade until they are buried, making them ideal for keeping at home, in a columbarium or in a cemetery niche.

Our Traditional Bamboo Urns are handcrafted from 3/4” bamboo plywood which is a sustainable and rapidly renewable resource. This bamboo is plantation grown and is not a species that is consumed by endangered Panda populations. Each urn features a Green certified and LEED-compliant (Leadership In Energy and Environmental Design) water-based finish in either Natural or Caramelized. The base affixes with recycled steel screws.

Dimensions:

Tribute: 6.25"L x 10.25"W x 6.25"H (245 Cubic Inches): $220

Traditional (Natural & Caramel): 7.625”L x 7.625”W x 8.625”H (210 Cubic Inches): $450

Engraving can be added for $50 and includes up to 3 lines of text (in the same location)


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Floral or Fern Memorial Stationary Set: $105

This memorial set includes everything needed for a funeral chapel, church or home memorial service. Everything can easily be packed into the handmade box and transported to wherever the service or gathering is scheduled to take place. The floral theme that runs though the core of this design, features actual fresh flowers that are painstakingly added to the stationery items by hand.

Once the service or gathering has taken place and the Memorial Stationery Set has been used, the space left inside the box can be used to store personal mementos of the deceased.

Each set contains:

  • Guest Book
  • Photo Album
  • Photo Frame
  • Order of Service Cards
  • Stationery and Envelopes
  • Healing Aromatherapy Sticks and Decorative Holder
    • Dimensions:

      • Guest Book
        10"L x 8"W
        5 lined and 90 unlined pages

        Photo Album
        10"L x 8"W
        Accommodates 40
        6" x 4" photos

        Photo Frame10"L x 8"W
        Accommodates 6" x 4" photos

        Order of Service Cards
        25 4.25" x 5.5" Cards

        Envelope Set
        25 Sets 9" x 7.5" Stationery and 9.5" x 4.125" Envelopes

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