How many times have you known someone or heard story of someone seeing a butterfly during a funeral or right after a death and achieved some sense of peace knowing their loved one... Read More
How many times have you known someone or heard story of someone seeing a butterfly during a funeral or right after a death and achieved some sense of peace knowing their loved one came to say goodbye and has safely.
Because of popular demand, there are as many butterfly urns designs for cremation urns as angel urns. We have adult urns with butterfly designs and butterfly keepsake urns. They are made from many materials such as wood, marble metal and glass.
The butterfly is the most used and widely experienced symbol of contact between the living and the souls of our departed loved ones. Butterflies symbolize death or rebirth after death. Many cultures, both ancient and modern are certain that these lovely, floating, flitting insects represent the souls of people who have recently passed. Butterfly urns will also represent the symbolism that many cultures use.
In the early days of American culture, people believed that seeing a white butterfly would foretell a death. The Irish and Germans believed in the sixteen and seventeen hundreds that a white butterfly was believed to be the soul of a deceased child and made it illegal to kill one. The Japanese also believe white butterflies are the souls of the departed.
In ancient Greece, the Greek goddess Psyche, had butterfly wings and was the representation for the soul. Psyche is the Greek word for butterfly. In Christianity, it is believed that the three steps of metamorphosis in a butterfly’s life, caterpillar, pupa and free flying butterfly represent the spiritual transformation all people experience; birth, death and rebirth into the spirit world. In artistic portrayals, Adam’s soul is symbolized by butterfly wings. The Aztecs also believed that beautiful butterflies would visit their relatives to assure them that they are well. Bouquets of flowers would be sniffed from the side because the tops of the flowers were left for the souls to visit.
You will see we have a large and varied selection of butterfly urns that will help you find the butterfly urn that pleases you most.