A Soothing New Way to Process That Box of Cremated Remains

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Oh my, this might take off. Justin Crowe has developed a new way to, in essence, “package” cremated remains. The notion of turning ash into hard, egg-shaped stones is much more attractive to us (and also more sustainable) than turning it, at great cost, into diamonds. While we are green burial advocates and want more Americans to consider simple burial, we find this way of resolving a cremation attractive. Introducing PartingStone.com. It costs $595 to manage the remains of a full person and turn them into 25-35 stones, $395 for a dog’s remains, and $295 for a cat’s.


Amy Cunningham