People often try to buy good coffins for their beloved ones when they die. However, these coffins are different in shapes and colors based on belief as well as tradition of each area like Coke bottles, Nokia phones, Shoes or Airplanes.
Different types of coffins in Ghana
The Ga people in coastal Ghana consider funerals are a time of celebration because of believing that when their beloved ones die, they move to another life. Therefore, these deaths are honored with brightly colored and differently shaped coffins like Coke bottles, Nokia phones, Shoes and Airplanes.
The coffins are designed to represent an aspect of the dead person’s life such as a car if they were a driver, a fish if their livelihood was the sea and etc
Nokia phone, fish and lion are among objects used to design coffins
The Kiss Kasket
The Kiss Kasket, which is waterproof and decorated with the logo as well as pictures of the band members, represented a KISS good buy to its die hard fans. It went on sale from 2001 to 2006.
It isn’t now available from Kiss\’ website
Vic Fearn\’s Coffins
The UK\’s Vic Fearn and Company has designed various kinds of weird coffins such as beer-style coffins for keen drinkers or hot dog coffins completed with replica onions and mustard for fastfood’s fans.
A music lover would be buried in a guitar or violin
The Tree of Death
Two Italian designers, who hope to remove the taboo from the burial process and give it a new conception, have designed an egg-shaped container made of bio-plastic and called “Capsula Mundi”.
The Capsula Mundi has made appearance as a design piece in exhibitions around Europe
Other weirdest coffins worldwide
A car-shaped coffin
The coffin looks like a drinking can
This mermaid is sleeping on the coffin’s surface
This coffin shapes a chicken
Whether this coffin looks like a soy bean?
This “green monster” seems to be inappropriate to the mourning atmosphere
Egyptian Coffins And Sarcophagus
Mummy Coffins of Ancient Egypt
The Nail In Wallstreets Coffin
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