Including those made from bronze, copper, stainless steel and steel — are known for their unique finishes. Bronze and copper are among the most durable and beautiful of metals; both are naturally non-rusting. Stainless and carbon steel caskets come in a variety of grades, gauges, styles and finishes.
Semi-precious material and an alloy of copper and either zinc or tin is the strongest and longest lasting of any casket construction material. Bronze is especially resistant to corrosive elements, an important consideration in selecting a casket.
Considered a precious metal, and evidence of its longevity rests in the original copper roofs and pipes which survive in the world’s great architectural gems, copper also resists corrosion. It is one-third stronger than stainless steel and available in 32-ounce per square foot weight. Copper casket finishes are natural, brushed or painted; finishes are applied by skilled artisans. This natural and precious metal expresses a remarkable life.
These metal caskets continue to provide the greatest value to families. Not only does stainless steel offer the quality and durability of copper and bronze for the price of standard steel, but it’s also a product that families understand and value in their everyday life.
The long-lasting nature of steel combined with its affordability and performance make these caskets one of the most popular selections. The range of colors—from respectful blues, browns, blacks and grays to peaceful pastels in purples, pinks and blues—makes each selection unique. Two major classifications in casket product lines are 18-gauge steel and 20-gauge steel.
Include a variety of species: mahogany, walnut, cherry, maple, oak, pecan, poplar and pine. These caskets are the choice of families who appreciate and cherish the qualities of natural wood. The warmth, beauty and personality it brings to fine furniture ideally suits it for the construction of quality caskets.
A natural, environmentally sound choice for caskets, hardwood is strong, beautiful and shock-resistant. When families choose a hardwood casket, they are leaving a legacy for the next generation because wood is a renewable resource. Caskets undergo a 2-1/2-day, six-stage production process that ensures consistent quality through craftsmanship and attention to details. After the casket is assembled, it is hand-rubbed with multiple coats of lacquer. Hardwood caskets are completed with a full-polished, hand-rubbed high gloss or satin finish. While all hardwood caskets can be cremated, we also offer a selection of hardwood caskets that are ideally suited for cremation.
Made from cardboard, composite and solid wood components, our cremation containers are fully combustible. Some have no interior, such as the cardboard alternative container, while others have interiors and are suitable for family-only or public viewings.
Available in a wide variety of styles and prices, these are suitable for services with a visitation, viewing or gathering held prior to the cremation. They can be made of composite and solid wood components.