The Craftsman

Artist and craftsman Harm Rietveld makes his unique urns with passion and skill from rough pieces of wood.
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The story behind how Memories to Keep
came into existence

Wonderful, unique encounters with people made me realise I wanted to do something for them. I wanted to give them support and empower them. Wouldn't it be great if I could make the stones into a kind of 'keepsake container'? Then you would have something that looks lovely and holds something of a loved one. That's how the idea for the LittleWood© mini urn began.
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Memories to Keep® is a Dutch company that makes traditional products from wood and/or other naturally sourced materials. The variations in the wood grain and leather mean that no two urns are exactly the same. Just as no two fingerprints are ever exactly the same.
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Harm Rietveld - Memories to Keep

The passion in our products

My mission is to offer people emotional support with my products, following loss or parting. I make the urns with love and passion and strive to produce high quality, with an eye for detail.