Cremation, urns/wooden box for ashes, tombstone tiles, jewelry and more

Cremation, urns/wooden box for ashes, tombstone tiles, jewelry and more

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Contact Person: Kathleen Hill-Jowett

Phone: +27218223249

Mobile: +27845500538

24 Hour Contact: +27845500538


Predominantly an online business based in Cape Town.

Our focus is the digital, customized printing.

Please note:

This special service is not fully advertised on our website or our other social media.

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Summary: We offer:

  1. Wooden box lined with black fabric inside and a fitted tile on top. Tile size: of 15 x 15 cm (6 x6 inches). Suitable for the ashes of your loved one.
  2. An additional tile 20 cm x 25 cm (8 x 10 inches). This tile can be placed e.g. in a memorial wall or on a tombstone.  These tiles are specially treated for digital printing.  Choices of a full face photo of your loved one on the tile in landscape or portrait printing.
  3. Cushion for your loved one’s head to rest on with a message from you printed onto it.
  4. Jewelry options


Further descriptions:


  • All tiles are ceramic tiles. We supply the tiles as they are specially prepared treated for digital printing,

The larger tile:

  • Can be used as insertion onto a tombstone or on a memorial wall.
  • The tombstone can have the inscriptions while the tile can have a full face picture of your loved one. The tombstone inscription and the large tile with picture on, will then complement each other.
  • The print can be in portrait or landscape.

Wooden box/urn for ashes of your loved one:

  • Complete set = box and tile is sold as a unit.
  • Box is fitted with black fabric/textile lining inside


More options to purchase separately:

  • Smaller sized ceramic tiles are also available: size 10 x 10 cm (4” x 4”)
  • 15 x 15 cm ceramic tiles can be bought separately without the box as well.
  • Glass coasters, round or square, are available to print your memories on as well
  • Glass cutting boards and glass tiles are available too which can be printed on.

These tiles can be printed and used for interior decoration too. Memorable events with your loved one can be built into tiled walls of your home or as a family/memory clock. See pic inserted on this page.


Cushion: (The jewellery is displayed on it):

  • Silky feel fabric cushion
  • Cover: One side is white coloured and treated to enable the printing process onto it
  • Second side can be black, royal blue, red or pink coloured silky fabric
  • The interior cushioning is included


Jewelry: Your memories on a bracelet or necklace.

  • One of a kind closeness and unique feeling you can have with your loved one when wearing the jewelry piece.
  • Your special memories digitalized and printed onto this uniquely treated metal jewelry.
  • Digital printing is done onto the blank/white tiles. The metal jewelry has a silky feel to it.
  • The weight of it adds to the feeling of a quality product.

Jewelry types available

  • Jewelry bracelet square 9 metal inserts, elasticized
  • Jewelry fabric bracelet single round
  • Jewelry silver bracelet with clasp, 5 circles
  • Jewelry silver necklace 3 pendants
  • Jewelry silver oval bracelet 3 square, chain & clasp


Many more products are available to capture your memories onto and display or wear as you wish.


  • Money back guarantee, postage costs, taxes and shipping will be discussed per project.
  • Be aware that poor pixel/photo quality submitted affects the outcome of the printed pictures. Send your pictures and created artwork for evaluation.
  • We are predominantly an online business based in Cape Town.
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