The Engraved pet urn is constructed of solid brass with an enamel coating that is hand etched to show the brass below. The Engraved Series Pet Urn Pets are more than just companions they become family members. And like the death of any relative, losing a pet is painful. Take your beloved pet home in one of these wonderfully designed pet memorial urns with hand-carved prints. These urns are true works-of-art as they are hand forged and carved by old-world artisans from India. All our urns are handmade in India. The body of the urn is cast in 2 pieces and joined together then finished on a lathe. The lids are also cast and finished on a lathe all done by hand. The The engraving is all hand made. The paws on the urns are hand carved. Every step in the process is done by someone, they are not machine made. Any machine use, like the lathe is human operated and hand finished. Using a processes that dates back to the 19th century. The workers are highly skilled craftsman with years of experience. By buying one of our pet urns you are helping old-world artisans from India make a living.