Chronicle  Cremation Design

Fold the memory of passed loved ones into daily life.

We transform your loved one's ashes into remarkable ceramic design objects for your home.

Inspiring new ideas around memorialization...

"Justin Crowe, based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, mixes cremated human ashes into a glaze which he uses to coat bowls, vases, candle holders, coffee cups, cremation urns and other ceramic items." "... you could perhaps drink a coffee with an aura of grandma..." Read More...

Chronicle Cremation Designs offers something much more unique that you can do with the ashes of a loved one." "...the sentimental value of it means a lot to the company's customers."  Read More...

"You can now transform your loved one's ashes into pottery. Because graves are apparently going out of fashion."

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cremation jewelry

Our Process...

Selection. Choose from our selection of memorial objects including cremation jewelry, candle luminaries, cremation urns, and more, and we'll custom make them, integrating your loved one's ashes into the process. 

Ash Collection. We'll send you a collection kit to retrieve the exact amount of ashes we need for your order, typically 100 grams (or about a cup). All you need to do is measure, label, and ship.

* Please note we are unable to send our "ashes collection kit" internationally, but will help you successfully mail your ashes to our studio.

Your Custom Glaze. Once your ashes arrive at our studio we transform them to a specially formulated ceramic glaze. We custom mix your glaze using a recipe of natural materials including silica, feldspar, clay, and your ashes. Your chosen designs are coated with your custom ash glaze and then fired in a kiln, permanently decorating the surface your new memorial objects. 

Arrival. Because our process is customized and we take great care in our service, please allow for 30-60 days to receive your memorial objects from when we receive your ashes. We want to make sure everything is perfect. 

Decorate your home with the memory of your loved ones

View our cremation jewelry, candle luminaries, cremation urns and other ceramics.

Chronicle Cremation Designs Mug

What our customers are saying...

KK Chicago, IL

​My beloved dog Lola died 5 years ago and I hadn't found the "right" way to memorialize her. As soon as I saw Justin's work and read the website, I knew my wait was over. I'm thrilled with Lola's urn. It's a beautiful object that's on display in my home and I love seeing it!"

It’s a symbol of a sad portion of my life, but if you get a mug or a plate it becomes a habitual part of your life. So he’s immortalized to a certain degree. I am going to try and bring this mug with me for the rest of my life to keep that reminder and try to honor him. It’s a way of sharing something with him still.

Joz Martinez Santa Fe, NM

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