What Is Cremation Jewelry? Cremation jewelry, also known funeral jewelry, memorial jewelry, or remembrance jewelry is used as a remarkable way to memorialize a loved one. It is available in the form of pendants, rings, bracelets, necklaces, lockets, etc. This jewelry can either be worn or displayed at your home in an elegant display dome or jewelry box. It is a growing trend nowadays to hold a small portion of the cremated remains of a deceased in a piece of cremation jewelry. "He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man." - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Often times, families prefer to retain a small amount of the cremated remains after burying or scattering the ashes. You can also store tokens like a lock of hair, dried flowers from the funeral, or a small piece of clothin the memorial jewelry. If the ashes are buried in a burial plot, you may take a small amount of the sacred ground and store it in the memorial jewelry. This can be done in case of traditional burial as well. Cremation jewelry, therefore, helps you keep a part of your loved one with you at all times. In fact, it allows each family member to hold a portion of the ashes. These jewelry items can be personalized, too. If you are wondering about the appearance of the cremains, remember that cremated remains are not actually ashes as when the body is incinerated it reduces to dust and bone fragments that are further pulverized to get a pasty white fine powder of uniform consistency. Thus, keeping a piece of funeral jewelry can help you cope with the loss and keep the fond memories alive. Certain pieces of jewelry designed in a special way so that your can use them as keepsake urns, too.