The Most Expensive Caskets Without Breaking the Bank

There is virtually no limit to how much you can spend on a casket.  Elizabeth Taylor's red velvet lined example cost $11,000 and she was still late to her own funeral.  Michael Jackson went one further by having his plated with gold for $25,000.  You could have an even more expensive casket if you wanted to, but the ones we have recommended on this page provide a touch of luxury without needing to have rock star status to afford them.  

Funeral homes and directors are obliged by law to allow you to buy your casket from anywhere you like and have it delivered to them.  That will save you a lot of money compared with buying direct from the funeral home.  It will also mean that you have a lot more choice.  Check out the rules here.

The caskets on this page range in price from approx $1499 to $3499 and can be delivered in the USA in between 1 - 3 days.  For some areas overnight delivery is available.  

Most Expensive Casket from Star Legacy: Deluxe Copper

Copper is a natural and environmentally friendly metal with a beautiful finish.  This casket has a luxurious handcrafted velvet interior and copper hardware.  It is in a classical greco-roman style.  

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Celebrate a Life of Faith with the Vatican Observatory Casket

This glorious mahogany casket is endorsed by the Vatican and supports the Vatican Observatory Foundation's  mission of education, research and discovery for the betterment of mankind.

An ideal casket for those of faith and will honour your dearly departed with good works.  It comes with red and gold sashes with a cross which can be kept as a keepsake.  

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Opulent Oak Casket 

One of the most popular woods, Oak is of superior quality and gives a highly distinguished finish to this beautiful casket.  It comes with a soft almond velvet interior.  

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Midnight Blue Deluxe Casket

Be a bit different with a rich deep midnight blue coloured casket in steel with a brushed metallic finish.   It comes with a soft pale blue velvet interior. 

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Memorial Magnolia Tree

The Magnolia is one of the earth's oldest plants, with a spectacular flower which dates back 95 million years.  What a beautiful specimen to commemorate a life. 

These trees are grown by the foremost magnolia nursery in the country and they will send a variety most suited to the recipient's climate. 

The flowers in spring will bring joy to the bereaved and help to heal their heart.


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