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Bronze caskets combine quality construction and beautiful finishes. Many families choose bronze because it is superior to all other casket materials in strength, durability and naturally non-rusting qualities. There is a wide variety of styles, colors, and features in bronze Copper caskets combine quality construction and beautiful finishes. Copper caskets are also naturally non-rusting. There is a wide variety of styles, colors and features in copper
Stainless steel is known for its longevity, as evidenced by its use in tableware, medical equipment and jet engines. Batesville’s stainless steel caskets are rust resistant and constructed of either premium or basic grades. Both grades provide varying degrees of longevity, as well as a full range of price and style selections.  Constructed from solid steel, they combine quality construction and beautiful finishes. Made with the same quality and attention to detail as all Batesville caskets, these caskets offer the Memorial Record™ system and are available in a wide variety of colors and styles.
Mahogany is used extensively for high-grade furniture and cabinetry. It has a well-earned reputation because of its attractive grain pattern and beautiful natural luster.   Considered a wood of beauty, walnut boasts a striking grain color and pattern. Walnut is warm and inviting, dignified and elegant, and engenders a pride of ownership. Having a natural lustrous patina, walnut is also known for its strength and durability.
If the legend holds true, George Washington was a visionary when he chopped down the cherry tree. Cherry has since grown to be one of the most popular of hardwoods. Because of its strength and stability, cherry is often used for burial caskets, paneling and gun stocks. Its rich, warm look and creamy, reddish color make it a favorite. Oak is a popular furniture and flooring favorite. This durable wood is used for doors, paneling, home furnishings and caskets. Oak has a prominent grain pattern that can be either tight or coarse, depending on the species.
Maple is valued for its strength, wear resistance and beauty, making it a popular choice for flooring, especially for heavily trafficked areas such as a ballroom. But it’s also a popular material used in making caskets. Maple is evenly textured with a natural luster. While the grain is usually straight, it can also be wavy or curly. Prized for the delicious pecan nut, pecan trees also produce a strong and heavy hardwood. Pecan is light in color and is often found in the construction of beautiful furniture and architectural paneling.
Pine has been popular since colonial times. There are nearly 100 species of pine, ranging in color from pale yellow to light brown. Though not technically classified as a “hardwood,” it is considered to be a durable wood, usually straight grained with an even texture. Hardwood is a cost effective, yet attractive, solid wood product made from select wood species including poplar.
Engineered Wood combines advanced technology, strength and beauty into one complete package. As an investment in tomorrow, engineered wood ensures the long-term affordability of quality wood caskets and creates a stronger, more affordable, more eco-friendly product.    

Many Batesville hardwoods have a MemorySafe™ drawer and may be personalized by adding custom corners and personalized panels.  Batesville’s hardwood caskets come in a variety of styles and are all backed by our comprehensive pre-interment warranty.

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