Heart Keepsake Urn ensures that treasured memories of a loved one will be honored in a most dignified way. Attractive finishes, an elegant touch to this heart shape cremation urn for ashes. The exterior is carefully hand-engraved with an elegant pattern. Many people use keepsake urns to share a loved one's ashes among several family members. Others use a keepsake urn to keep a small portion of ashes after the majority of the ashes have been scattered, buried, or placed in a columbarium. Some people choose to scatter or keep a small amount in a different place than where the primary urn is kept.This is a small size cremation urn which holds 4.8 cubic inches of ashes (approximately 1/3 cup).