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Spotlight on Stone Urns

Here at Tor Stone, we pride ourselves on our extensive range of high quality stone garden ware including urns, planters, benches and more - that are all designed and manufactured in house. One of the most popular items for private and commercial gardens is the stone urn - and it isn’t hard to understand why.

Elegance, sophistication, understated beauty and a certain air of all things regal is presented with ease with the addition of a stone urn to any garden or outdoor space. Using over 35 years of experience, our design team work with natural stone to carve and create a garden ornament that will stand the test of time.

Not only are these garden ornaments the highest quality but they perfectly complement our range of benches, statues and balustrading, too. For an overview of our entire range, please visit our website.

To fully understand why the stone urn is so popular, we must understand where it came from and the history surrounding it.

Urns in History

Urns are traditional vases that are a very distinctive shape and are ornately decorated. Larger urns are less likely to contain anything other than flowers as they are designed with decoration in mind. These ornamental urns are a focal point in any garden but given the right setting, they are perfectly able to accent your garden in style.

There are other types of urn that have a much more practical use, for example burial urns have been used for centuries to contain the ashes of loved ones. There are many other types of urn that the public will be familiar with – such as the infamous cricket prize The Ashes. (Source)

Large ornamental urns are often associated with and have been used to decorate popular places such as Buckingham Palace which gives the urn that regal feeling. If you’re looking for a way to give your private garden - or even commercial garden – a make-over fit for royalty, then a stone urn might be just what you need.

Browse our selection of stone urns and many other types of hand crafted garden ware on our website. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries or require further information.