Coffins and Caskets

Reflection of Life have a wide selection of Coffins and Caskets. Our Caskets and Coffins are hand crafted by specialists, using premium grade solid timbers or custom board.The difference between Caskets and Coffins is essentially, their shape.

Coffins

A coffin is shaped and has a removable lid.
A coffin is designed to be wider at the shoulders and tapered to each end.
A coffin is always constructed with a full lid.

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Caskets

A Casket is rectangular with a hinged lid.
Traditionally, the casket is rectangular in profile.
It’s bold appearance encourages elegant and classic designs.

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Environmentally Friendly Coffins – Eco Coffins and Cardboard Coffins

Reflection of Life have a new environmentally friendly range of coffins, Eco Coffins and Cardboard Coffins which can be plain or decorative. The selection below are some of our most popular. Please call our staff to discuss your personal requirements.

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Eco Coffins & Caskets – Bamboo, Banana, Pandanus, Willow

100% Natural & Bio-Degradable

Bamboo – Materials grown and cropped in licensed plantations. NB Pandas do not eat the species of bamboo used in the production of these coffins.

Banana – These coffins/caskets are made from banana shaves. The dried shaves are coiled and woven, once the tree has produced fruit and has died back.

Pandanus – An environmentally friendly alternative to seagrass. The pananus palm is also known as wild pineapple.

Willow – Willow is a truly sustainable resource, in that it can grow up three meters a year and, once harvested, regenerate within 12 months. For centuries, the strength, beauty and practicality of willow have enhanced our homes and lives. Handed crafted, fast growing and easily replenished, willow is a wonderful option.

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Eco Coffins – Woollen Range

The Hainsworth Woollen coffins are made using pure new wool, supported on a strong recycled cardboard frame. The interior is generously lined with organic cotton and attractively edged with jute and has a waterproof base which is also biodegradable.

Independently tested and accredited for strength and weight bearing up to 266kg. The coffin is complete with a personalised embroidered woollen nameplate.

The overall appearance is one of warmth, gentleness and comfort. Suitable for both burials and cremations.

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Batesville Caskets (Metal & Timber)

Metal Caskets – including those made from bronze, copper, stainless steel and steel – are known for their unique finishes. Bronze and copper are among the most durable and beautiful of metals; both are naturally non-rusting. Stainless and carbon steel caskets come in a variety of grades, gauges, styles and finishes.

Hardwood Caskets – include a variety of species: mahogany, walnut, cherry, maple, oak, pecan, poplar and pine. These caskets are the choice of families who appreciate and cherish the qualities of natural wood. The warmth, beauty and personality it brings to fine furniture ideally suits it for the construction of quality caskets.

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