Ashes into Glass

Keep your loved one close to you always with Ashes into Glass. Your loved one’s cremation ashes are added to crystal glass to create memorial jewellery and paper weights. The award-winning service is carried out by James Watts, Bill Rhodes and their team at Barleylands Glassworks in Billericay, Essex.

Ashes into Glass


Creation Process

Ashes into Glass Memorials are made with layers of coloured glass, ashes and clear lead crystal with the grains of ash beautifully speckled against the coloured glass background. The stones in our jewellery are called “Cremation Crystals” and people won’t know what it is unless you tell them.

Bill explains, “We’ve won amny awards for Ashes into Glass but the most satisfying thing for me is that so many clients recommend us and give messages of thanks on our Facebook page; This tells me that we’re doing a good job.”

You can see the wonderful work of Ashes into Glass here.

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