A keepsake urn is usually a smaller urn that is given to a family member to hold the ashes of someone who they cared for very much. Often a keepsake urn will be shared between relatives and close friends with a very small of ashes in it. Keepsake urns gives people something real to hold on to from the lost loved one. Many people find this very comforting. Often the keepsake urn will match the larger urn used for the memorial service or may be buried. A sharing urn is a little bigger in size and again can be just as it's name suggests, shared between family members. So at some memorial services you may see a grouping of smaller urns. Some smaller urns can be used for pets or children, so it is best to check all sections of this website to fit your pet or child. Keepsake urns can be sold in sets and can be engraved with a few letters. They generally sell for less money and have much meaning to the grieving family members.