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Fused Ashes Remembrance

Because sex is an expression of love, right?
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In some weeks recent relative to the time of this writing, I've been reading the archives of an on-line comic, and a particular one inspired this Idea, so see the link.

Some ways of expressing love are more serious than others. The notion described in the comic seems to me to have a flaw, in that sometimes containers leak.

However, cremation-ashes are mineral-type materials, and it is well known that minerals can be fused into solid shapes (see most any igneous or metamorphic rock). I'm pretty sure such shapes can be highly polished, too.

I'm fairly sure this Idea has now been explained adequately.

Vernon, Dec 10 2017

Inspiration for this Idea http://somethingpos...et/sp06042016.shtml
As mentioned in the main text. [Vernon, Dec 10 2017]

http://community.ce...n-ash-glaze-cone-6/ [hippo, Dec 10 2017]

https://www.theguar...ze-art-justin-crowe [hippo, Dec 10 2017]


       Just ash on its own won't create a ceramics glaze - you need some flux, quartz, china clay and possibly other ingredients too, but it's perfectly doable (see links)
hippo, Dec 10 2017

       The idea differs from its inspiration how ?
FlyingToaster, Dec 10 2017

       Is it necessary to wait until the person is dead?
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 10 2017

       Ah, another "Something Positive" fan (+)
normzone, Dec 15 2017

       “This diamond used to be my grandmother.”   

       “Oh did she wear it in her wedding ring?”   

       “No, it didn’t belong to her, it was her...”   

       “That’s just creepy, girl...”
RayfordSteele, Dec 15 2017

       WIFRT, cricket.
pertinax, Dec 15 2017

       The family era otolith.
wjt, Dec 16 2017

       Fuse them into a stone, with a sword in it. Whomever can pull it out gets the family inheritance.
RayfordSteele, Dec 17 2017


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