11th Jul 2017

Loving Ashes: Muriel’s Memorial Orb

When Muriel’s faithful daughter suggested she get a handblown glass memorial orb from Loving Ashes to remember her dearly departed husband, Muriel set out to learn […]
27th Sep 2017
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Our Glass Memorial Formation Process

While many in the Durban area love the glass memorials hand-crafted by our artisan glass blowers at Loving Ashes, few know just how easy it really […]
12th Oct 2017

How Glass Memorial Orbs Are Made

How much do we really know about blown glass? While many enjoy gazing upon stunning hand-blown glass pieces once they’re complete, very few know exactly what […]
27th Oct 2017

Dealing with Loss: Sasha’s Story

My name is Sasha and I have a story to share. It might be sad for you to read, but keep in mind I have come […]
15th Dec 2017

10 Smart Ways to Achieve Peace of Mind

According to this article on tinybuddha.com, we should set peace of mind as our highest goal – an organise our lives around it. So how do […]
30th Jan 2018

Dealing with Loss: Andre’s Story

My name is Andre and the 26th of December 2012 was the worst day of my life. Dealing with loss is difficult at the best of […]
6th Mar 2018
Loving Ashes - Woman dealing with grief

Unpacking the 5 Stages of Grief

Defined by its intensity of sorrow, grief is by far one of the most harrowing emotions we can experience. For many, grief is extremely overwhelming, and […]
13th Apr 2018

Popular Funeral Flowers & Their Meanings

Flowers make any event more beautiful and special. Funerals are sacred events, often used to celebrate the beauty and passion of the person who has passed. […]
17th Oct 2018
A Book and Pen on a Table

Grief Journal Tips and Writing Prompts

Grief after loss is a trying time for everyone, and only those who have experienced it truly understand the weight within your body and soul that […]
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