Ashes to dishes: pottery shop turns cremation remains into kitchenware

Posted at 11:25 AM, Nov 03, 2016
(KOB) There are some people with strange requests for their loved one's remains and a Santa Fe, New Mexico man is fulfilling those wishes.
Chronicle Cremation Designs is turning human remains from cremations into coffee mugs, bottles and bowls.
Owner Justin Crowe found a way to help memorialize loved ones by accident when he tried out the process for an art project.
"I collected the bones of 200 people and created a ceramic glaze using that," Crowe said. "I glazed a set of dinnerware and the project was made to infuse a sense or mortality in everyday moments of life."
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