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SOUL ASH SOLACE
Posted By Sarah Rich On October 6, 2005 @ 5:15 pm In Uncategorized | 2 Comments
Back in July, we wrote about the Bios Urn , a container for cremation ashes which biodegrades over time, distributing seedlings into the earth and sprouting trees in memory of the deceased. Belgian design company, Maximal Design  has also been inspired by the universal need for designs surrounding death rites. Their Soul Ash Solace  is a cremation coffin and urn in one.
The coffin itself is made from lightweight, eco-friendly cardboard, wood and paper mache, all of which burn easily without emitting harmful vapors into the air. The stainless steel urn, which is shaped like an hour-glass to symbolize that “time heals all wounds,” sits on top of the coffin. The urn withstands the heat of the burning process and gains a uniquely colored patina from the flames.
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