Adult urn refers to the capacity of cremains the urn can hold, referred to as cubic inch. Adult urns are considered full size urns, with a capacity of 175-250 cubic inches of ashes. A quick guide to follow is one 1 lb equals 1 cubic inch of ashes.
Knowing the size of the deceased before purchasing an urn will provide you with the category to look at. In the case of a person weighing over 250 lbs you will need an oversized urn, found in our adult and companion section. Companion urns can hold up to 600 cubic inches and are popular when two people want to be together in the same urn.
House of Urns carries urns for all body sizes.