Turning Ashes or Hair into Diamonds - UK and Ireland
ALGORDANZA is the world’s leading producer of memorial diamonds, offering the utmost care and respect to your loved one’s ashes and hair. The first memorial diamond facility was started in Switzerland in 2004 with the idea of bringing a new and unique way to remember our loved ones who have passed away. ALGORDANZA memorial diamonds are certified by gemologists and their creation process officially notarized by the Swiss government.
The idea to isolate carbon from human cremation ashes and then create from the carbon a memorial diamond arose in 2003. The creation of synthetic diamonds from industrial carbon sources has been possible since the 1960s.
100% Guarantee Origin of Ashes
What is a guarantee of the origin of ashes? As the original memorial diamond producer, we guarantee that the memorial diamond you receive is completely made from the cremated ashes or hair of your loved one. No other company can truthfully guarantee the origin of ashes.
True 100% Memorial Diamonds are white to blue, if a memorial diamond is yellow or any other color, then industrial carbon or other impurities have been used to create the diamond. All Algordanza memorial diamonds are deep blue to white, we do not influence the color of our diamonds.
Most Ashes to Diamonds companies want you to send your loved one’s ashes through the mail, which are sometimes lost, stolen or sent to the wrong address. ALGORDANZA UK will travel anywhere within the UK to personally secure your ashes or hair, whether from you personally or from your funeral director.
The Best Ashes to Diamonds Company
Having started in 2004, ALGORDANZA has the highest quality processing and most advanced diamond presses.
ALGORDANZA UK not only offers the most secure means of transportation of ashes, we also personally deliver the finished memorial diamond to you.
ALGORDANZA encourages each and every individual to visit their production facilities nestled in the mountains and forests of Switzerland. If visiting us in Switzerland is not possible, each step of the diamond growth process is documented and shared with you by our UK Representative, Kevin Foy. Perhaps you would like to visit us when receiving your loved one’s diamond? Besides the beautiful landscape, we have fine dining, comfortable hotels as well as cultural and historical tours of the area.
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ALGORDANZA - Ashes to Diamonds since 2004
The history of ALGORDANZA goes back to 2003 where the idea to turn human ashes or hair into diamonds was first realized. In 2004, ALGORDANZA was started in Switzerland with the desire to help individuals who have lost someone they love to remember them in a completely different but unique and everlasting way.
It is also in the beginning of 2004 when the terms memorial diamond, cremation diamond as well as ash diamond first became known. Ours hopes are that you take advantage of our service; we create diamonds from the ashes or hair of a loved one, a truely unique way of remembrance.
Since 2004 our story has been documented many times by many newspapers, magazines, internet articles as well as videos and interviews. Take a look at our meaningful story through the years of turning beautiful memories into a beautiful way to remember lost loved ones.
Why a memorial diamond as a unique burial alternative?
Memories to cherish and hold on to
By creating cremation diamonds from the ashes of a loved one, you capture the essence of that special person and instead of a traditional urn stored at home or at a cemetery, cremation diamonds made from your loved ones’ hair or ashes can be kept close with you at home or even worn in a beautiful piece of jewellery.
More affordable than traditional funerals
Cremation diamonds start at £2,040 for a 0.3ct rough diamond made from hair and £3,000 for a 0.3ct rough diamond made from ashes. The diamond’s material (ash or hair), size, cut, and optional laser inscription of your cremation diamond will determine the final price of your diamond. However, the cremation diamond will still cost less than a standard burial, which can cost up to £7,500 or more (Average traditional funeral in the SE of England).