The Nine Weirdest Caskets You Can Actually be Buried In
Article Originally Posted on Gizmodo.com
Usually when ever a casket or funeral product is talked about on a mainstream website it’s more than likely the product is crazy, cool, original, or perceived as weird. That is exactly the case from the article below. Gizmodo.com is a highly trafficked tech blog that highlights tech and other unusual products. I was forwarded an article they posted earlier this week featuring what Gizmodo calls the “9 Weirdest Caskets You Can Actually be Buried In”. I have to say they did a pretty good job showing some crazy looking caskets. Weird? I’ll leave that up for you to debate below in the comments!!
When you die and you’re lowered into your grave, you might as well do it in style. If you were a brewer, why wouldn’t you be buried in a beer bottle? Crazy Coffins lets the deceased and their families do just that, with some of the wildest eternal resting places you’ve ever seen.
These caskets are often displayed in galleries for the living, breathing public to gawk at, but they’re also available for purchase. You can even request a custom crypt while you’re still alive, because the building process takes about two weeks and can cost around $10,000. From skateboards to ballet slippers, here are some of the wildest sarcophaguses, some of which have actually made it six feet under.
For the person who never wanted to give up their brick phone in life and won’t have to in death.
In case you had a lot of pride in your Norse ancestry.
Because you were playing sweet solos in life, and you’re probably doing the same in the great beyond.
It might seem a bit odd to want to be buried in a giant waste container, but this was built for a contractor who thought it fitting as his final resting place.
For the oenophile, this is an appropriate place to spend eternity.
Perhaps this is good for the deceased gymrat or sports fan. This particular crypt was made to be in the shape of a golf bag.
This is the only logical way for Tony Hawk to be buried.
This is an exact replica of a Sun Voyager Yacht, made for a man who had wanted to own one during his life. And hey, this is one way to get there!
The woman who requested this coffin is actually still living, but dance is one of her passions, and she is already planning her service the ballet called La Fille Malgardée.