FAQs

How soon will my order be shipped?

Orders will be shipped within 1 week of being placed. If for any reason shipment is delayed, you will be notified by phone or email. For Glass Urns, orders will be shipped in 2-4 weeks, as each piece is custom blown. Please allow up to an additional 5 business days for transit.

How do I move cremains into an urn?

We recommend that families bring cremains to a local funeral home or crematory. Some families choose to transfer cremains themselves, although we recommend checking with local regulations before proceeding.

Can I bring an urn from Affordable-Urns.com to a funeral home?

Absolutely. You can purchase an urn at our site and bring it to a funeral home. According to the FTC Funeral Rule, consumers have the right to choose the funeral goods and services you want.

Can Affordable-Urns.com put the cremains into my urn?

Affordable-urns.com does not offer a transfering of cremains service. We recommend that families bring cremains to a local funeral home or crematory.

How do I open and close an urn?

There are many different ways of sealing an urn.

  1. Threaded lid.
  2. Bottom opening plate sealed with screws.
  3. Bottom opening plate sealed with adhesive such as epoxy or silicone.
  4. Threaded plug on the bottom of the urn.

What are keepsake urns?

Keepsake urns are used to hold small amounts of cremains. They are typically used in a situation where multiple family members or friends will take a keepsake to remember their loved ones. Keepsake urns are typically offered in sizes between 1-50 cubic inches.