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The preferred way to reach us is by emailing Vaughn at

Feel free to TEXT (or call) us at (785)-325-9644 if that's easier for you. You can send the cremation ashes to:

Vaughn Evans
311 Bowen St.
Linwood, KS 66052

Cremation Marbles on TV!

The KSHB Action News 41 crew did a story on years ago. Here's the video!

The Lawrence Journal World did an article about Vaughn and

Here is an article about Cremation Marbles from the Hutchinson News, Vaughn's hometown paper.

Cremation Ash Glass Memorials Explained

Glass memorials can be made using cremation ashes, or cremains. The ash turns a wispy white color, and develops tiny entrapped air bubbles when it's encased in glass.

Cremation glass is a timeless, unique way to memorialize a loved one. Vaughn's glass, as seen in the pictures throughout this site, is borosilicate, which will resist scratches, and should never break in normal conditions.

Vaughn's other cover for his 2009 Etsy Front page

Cremation Artist Vaughn Evans

Vaughn Evans is a glassblower from Kansas who specializes in the use of cremation ash in his work. He was born in 1982, and has been working with hot glass since 1999.

In 2009, Vaughn was asked to make keepsake cremation glass marbles for a customer, and knew he had found his calling. His selection of glass items has expanded greatly over the years, and he's always working on something new. See his latest work on instagram.

Vaughn's cover for his 2009 Etsy Front page
Different sizes and designs of cremation marbles

At 16 years old, Vaughn was already experienced with jewelry design. He began lampworking glass (see below) to make his own beads. He started out using "soft" glass. It's easier to work at a low temperature, but much less solid than the borosilicate (or boro) glass that he currently uses. Soon after, he made his first marble and knew that he wanted to work with glass for the rest of his life.

Glass is Vaughn's favorite and most practiced skill, but far from his only medium. He also has experience as a welder, silversmith, jeweler, digital artist, photographer, macrame weaver, scalemail/chainmail armourer, videographer, kaleidoscope maker, equilibristic juggler, 3-d fractal art designer, website developer and he creates videogames and works on his house in his spare time. Play the latest version of his newest game "Family Road Trip", as he develops it, here, or the last stable version.

"In 2009, after making my first cremation marbles, I did a blog post about them. Soon after, I started getting random emails from across the world, asking if I could make more.

My work has gone through many changes since that first order. I've added lots of new objects and designs over the years. Every piece has been unique." -Vaughn Evans

Please see the Shop Page to see all of Vaughn's most popular items. Email with any questions, or if you would like to make your order directly to Vaughn, or with a check.

Vaughn was born and raised in Hutchinson, Kansas. He now lives in Linwood, Kansas with his wife Aly, their daughter Leilana, and their son Ethan. ChloƩ, his oldest daughter, is in college.

Some of Vaughn and Aly's older artwork can be seen at this blog -

His Etsy shop 'Vonbeads' was featured on the front page of Etsy in 2009, and is still

Addicted to Glass, a book on glass art.

Vaughn was featured in the book on glass artists, "Addicted to Glass"Addicted to Glass on Amazon

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