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Antique Journals Book Cremation Urn - Engravable (PM2967)

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This urn is designed for a loved one with a healthy weight of 205 pounds or less before cremation.

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Usually ships same or next business day. If custom engraving is selected, item will ship in 1-2 business days. Please call if expedited engraving is required. 1-800-979-8767
Outsize Size:
5-3/4"W x 8"D x 10"H
205 cubic inches

The Antique Journals Book Cremation Urn is made from a coldcast material with a classic bronze appearance.

Optional Engraving
An optional engraving can be done in either a script or block style font. Engraving can be up to 3 lines. The first line can have up to 30 characters and the second and third lines can have up to 40 characters. An optional poem may also be engraved on the back of the urn. Choose from 10 different poems (see poem choices below).

Why choose engraving?
Engraving your memorial helps to permanently identify the urn. Personalization helps make the memorial for your loved one personal and unique. Some cemetaries can require direct engraving for identifcation purposes. In the incident of being misplaced or lost the engraving can help return the memorial back to it's proper location.

How long will engraving take?
Our engraving is done extremely fast by our skilled engravers. If a ground order is placed before 12:00pm Central Standard Time the urn is generally engraved and shipped the same business day. For expedited or rush orders we make every effort possible to ship same day even after 12:00pm. We encourage calling our customer care line at 1-800-979-8767 if rush engraving is needed after 12:00pm so we can make special arrangements for you.

Poem Engraving on Back of Urn

Losing You
Our hearts still ache in sadness,
And secret tears still flow,
What it meant to lose you,
No one will ever know

Never Forget
Your presence we miss
Your memories we treasure
Loving you always
Forgetting you never

Butterflies to Heaven
If butterflies could fly to Heaven
they would bring my love to you
and yours right back to me

Forever in My Heart
Gone, yet not forgotten
Although we are apart
Your spirit lives within me
Forever in my heart

When Someone You Love
When someone you love
becomes a memory,
the memory becomes a treasure

No Farewell Words
No farewell words were spoken,
no time to say goodbye, you were
gone before we knew it,
and only God knows why

Those We Have Held
Those we have held
in our arms for a little while,
we hold in our hearts forever

Perhaps the Stars
Perhaps the stars in the sky,
are loved ones letting us know they are near,
by guiding us through the night

If Love Could Have Saved You
If love could have
saved you, you would
have lived forever

If Tears Could Build a Stairway
If tears could build a stairway
and memories a lane
I would walk right up to Heaven
and bring you home again

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Total Reviews: 15 (5.00 average)

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

Antique Journals Book Urn

Reviewed By: Melinda - VA on 06/19/2012

I ordered this as my father was an avid reader. I had it shipped directly to the funeral home which was in MD. I didn't get to actually see it until the day of the service and I will tell you, the picture doesn't even do it justice! It was absolutely stunning and more than what I expected! The engraving was beautiful! It was PERFECT! Almost everyone at the service commented on how perfect it was for my dad and how beautiful it was! Even the funeral home director was impressed by it and asked where I got it!

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Reviewed By: Melody on 10/10/2012

I knew that I wanted my husbands urn to be a book since reading was his favorite pastime. No one locally had an urn in book form. This urn is stunning and just what I wanted. You sent it to the crematorium quickly. Could not have been easier during this difficult time. Thank you Perfect Memorials!

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Book Urn

Reviewed By: Annette on 08/22/2012

The service was exceptional. My husband was an avid reader and these product seemed so fitting. The funeral home I was dealing with will now stock this item.

Thank you again !

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2 of 3 people found this review helpful


Reviewed By: Pat Nathan on 10/18/2011

I ordered this for my mother who was a Librarian.
It was exactly as it appeared, the engraving turned out nicely. The funeral home had not seen one like it and was very impressed. I would recommend it.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

very happy

Reviewed By: Bobby Bishop on 07/26/2010

We recieved very good and helpfull service , perfect Urn , Quick response to all concerns,, Very happy THANK yOU

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Reviewed By: Rosalyn on 06/13/2013

I was determined to pick a special urn for my recently deceased husband, we looked at many sites and decided on the Antique Journals book urn because it was just him. the engraving was done perfectly and it was shipped in the two days I required. The picture does not do it justice. The support people were helpful and answered all my questions even after we had purchased the urn. I would recommend Perfect Memorials to anyone who asks. Even our funeral home wanted to know where I purchased it.

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Reviewed By: Debra on 05/08/2013

I ordered this for my husband who was an avid book worm. The journals are beautifully detailed and look like real books. I am very happy with all my purchases from Perfect Memorials. Everything is good quality and just as represented in the pictures.

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In Memory

Reviewed By: Mrs Antoine Carbone on 10/27/2017

My husband loved books and this book urn was an excellent example of the books that he loved. This urn is unique and elegant and is currently on the book shelves along with my husbands favorite books.

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Antique Journals

Reviewed By: Susan on 05/01/2017

My husband had hundreds of books so I searched online for an appropriate cremation urn and found the "antique books" at Perfect Memorials. It is beautiful and greatly exceeded my expectations.

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Very responsive service

Reviewed By: Marty H. on 12/26/2016

This urn is beautiful, and just what I wanted for my college English instructor husband. I was able to get it engraved with just the right words. Thank you!

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Reviewed By: Vivian W. on 10/02/2016

The photo does not do this urn justice. It is beautiful and perfect for my daughter who loved to read. I was concerned with the material is not brass but once it was delivered, I no longer had concern. Customer service was great, they offered for me to purchase without engraving so I can inspect the look and material before actually engraving. They do everything they can to help us during our most difficult time. Thank you

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antique journals book urn

Reviewed By: Ronald Townsend on 10/22/2014

The idea is great. My wife was an avid reader until her illness took that pleasure away. We were having trouble picking an urn until our granddaughter found this on your site. Then your service came into play. Within a few hours of finding the urn on your site, I selected what I wanted engraved, received verification and then an e-mail informing me the urn had been shipped. It was received in perfect condition and looks exactly as shown on your site. Two days after ordering, my wife's ashes were transferred to the urn and I took her home. I feel better looking at the books as opposed to a traditional urn. With the new cremation memorials having glass fronts to view the urn, the books will really stand out when the time comes. Thanks for the great product and service.

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great product & customer service

Reviewed By: Jeanne Keyser on 10/07/2014

This is a beautiful urn. Better than expected. The quality is outstanding. I would recommend this company. Their customer service was spot on. They said I would receive the antique book urn in two days. It arrived in two days. The engraving is flawless. Thank you Perfect Memorials for a perfect product.

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antique journal book cremation urn

Reviewed By: mavis on 07/25/2013

Our mom was an avid reader and she would have been very pleased with this urn.There were not alot of sites with these types of urns.It looks great and now Mom sits on the bookshelf with her books.Everyone likes the urn.I will shop here again....later

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Antique Journals Book Cremation Urn

Reviewed By: Diane on 03/02/2013

Beautiful! Perfect for my mom who loved books. The engraving is wonderful.

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