The use of appliques on urns is to add a decorative touch that enhances or tells something about the person the urn is for. Sometimes one or more applique are used to enhanced and personalize the urn. We have a wide selection for you to choose from. Appliques are made of metal or plastic and adhere to the urn. A plain urn can be made very beautiful and meaningful at the same time. Applique serve a useful purpose in the decorating of urns.