|This casket is infused with the spirit of nature, is created & crafted with the touchable warmth of real wood and select materials. This quality casket offers a high level of beauty and elegance with the use of environmentally friendly materials. It is constructed with wood veneers, has a water based finished, assembled with wood dowels and the interior is made of 100% cotton muslin fabric.|
The Passages Collection of eco-friendly caskets are hand crafted by skilled weavers. They are suitable for green burial and clean cremation. Each casket features convenient handles for carrying, along with an interior calico lining, pillow and shroud. The caskets are simple to close.
Your purchase of a Passages Collection casket has enormous benefits to rural populations. This cottage industry provides badly needed seasonal income for families in rural communities. Both the willow and seagrass plants are fast growing, easy to harvest and require no fertilizers. The replenish fertility in depleted soils in addition to providing habitats for birds and insects. They also act as windbreaks, stabilize soil and combat both river and coastal erosion.
Since the caskets are handmade, they may vary slightly in color and appearance. Each casket is fitted with wooden runners on the underside to provide added strength and simplify transfer into the cremation retort.
Each casket is weight tested to 300 lbs.