Step 1

Step 1

We send a collection kit to retrieve your loved one’s ashes.

Step 2

Step 2

You send your loved one’s ashes to our lab.

Step 3

Step 3

We solidify the ashes into "stones."

Step 4

Step 4

We ship your loved one’s solidified remains home.

Customer Reviews

Based on 146 reviews
Kimberly F.
Wonderful experience

Communication was excellent during the process and they were able to meet our short time frame so we could take the stones on vacation with us and place them where my husband wished. Would do again!

Maryann H.
Best decision

We have enjoyed every minute with parting stones team we knew when my father arrived we knew through email where his remains were, and who was working with my dad The girl that was shaping his stones sent an email letting us know that’s what she was doing. They also let us know when they were getting ready to ship him back to us. I’m glad We chose parting stones. My family is very thankful for how wonderful the company is to work with.
I wish I could leave a photo so that you could see what a beautiful job The stones can actually be laser engraved. We had it done on multiple stones, very very pleased.



Thomas H.
Extremely good experience

They were helpful from beginning to end. The woman we answered the phone was sooooo kind end helpful throughout the process!!!!!!!

Debbie G.
I feel like my husband is here with me.

I love the fact that I can see and touch something that is part of my loved one.

Colleen M.
A Special Remembrance

Parting stones enabled me to honor my sister’s independent, vagabond nature. She now can spend time with local friends and family, but can also spend time with and in her favorite spots. Thank you for helping me honor her spirit.

Phyllis B.
A Blessed Feeling

It seems that this is what was meant to be. It is just a great blessing to be able to touch something solid, to feel a part of what I have lost. This process also makes it possible for friends and others to share in this experience also. I was not the only one that cared and loved him.
Thank you for creating something beautiful that helps heal.
Williams Wife

Kimberly T.
Best decision we made

My whole family is so happy with our stones, all the grandchildren love them and they are a great way to remember our loved ones. Thank you so much for the best gift for our family.


Love my stones

Deborah R.
Matters to me

It means a lot to me to have something tangible of my husband to keep with me. The stones I received are beautiful - I keep one of them with me always.

What color will your "stones" be?

The appearance of each collection is 100% natural.
Everyone is unique, resulting in different shapes, textures, and colors.

What color will your

Frequently Asked Questions

The average person is 40-80+ stones. The exact number of stones returned depends on the volume of remains provided. A good rule of thumb is that we will return a similar volume of solidified remains’ stones as the volume of ashes that we receive. In other words, 1 quart of ashes will return about 1 quart of stones.
No, each person’s remains are the unique result of our solidification process. The number, shape, color, and size of the stones vary from person to person.We cannot accommodate any customization requests.
The solidification lead time varies depending on our current order volume. For new orders, our current estimated wait time to begin the process is 1 weeks and our current estimated completion date for orders placed today is 98 days. We recommend placing your order as soon as possible to reserve your spot in line.
We always prioritize the safekeeping of the decedents in our care over speed.
Yes. We accept alkaline hydrolysis remains, also known as “water cremation” or “Aquamation,” for both pets and people. Please indicate in your order notes if your loved one or pet’s disposition method was alkaline hydrolysis.
1. We mail a collection kit to retrieve 100% of your loved one’s cremated remains.
2. We remove impurities like metals and implants.
3. The ash is turned into a clay-like material, and the stones are formed.
4. The remains are heated in a kiln, solidifying the ashes into stones.
5. Finished solidified remains are polished and returned home.
Yes! Solidified remains are perfect for scattering comfortably without the mess of conventional ashes.
No, solidified remains are similar to ceramic, and they will not dissolve in water. The stones are perfect for memorial gardens or scattering.
Solidified remains are a complete alternative to conventional ash and we encourage families to send the full amount of remains available. We need a minimum of ¼ cup of ash for the solidification process.

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