Ashes to dishes: Pottery shop turning remains into kitchenware

A New Mexico pottery shop is turning human remains from cremations into coffee mugs, bottles and bowls.

SANTA FE, N.M -- (KOB)  There are some people with strange requests for their loved one's remains and a Santa Fe, New Mexico man is fulfilling those wishes.

Chronicle Cremation Designs is turning human remains from cremations into coffee mugs, bottles and bowls.

Owner Justin Crowe found a way to help memorialize loved ones by accident when he tried out the process for an art project.

"I collected the bones of 200 people and created a ceramic glaze using that," Crowe said. "I glazed a set of dinnerware and the project was made to infuse a sense or mortality in everyday moments of life."

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