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Engagement Rings With a Deeper Significance

Synthetic diamonds, made from cremation ashes, are a way for couples to include and honor deceased loved ones on their wedding day. Shayla Mansfield gets a lot of compliments on her diamond engagement ring. She always has the same response when she does.

How This Entrepreneur Creates Diamonds From Ashes To Preserve Memories For Clients

Adelle Archer, cofounder of Eterneva, a company that turns ashes into diamonds, is giving people an alternative to honoring their loved ones. In an industry that generated $14.2 billion in revenue in 2016, according to the Department of Commerce, Eterneva is raising the standard through the power of innovation.

Austin Inno's 2019 50 on Fire

The weather may be getting cooler, but Austin startups are heating up - and we've deemed 50 of them as being on fire. Today, we're officially announcing 50 people and companies that, based on our review of nominations and analysis of the local tech startup ecosystem, are rising to the top.

Schoedinger funeral homes teaming up with Eterneva memorial diamond company - Columbus Business First

People have always bought their loved ones diamonds. Now you have the chance to buy a diamond of your loved one.

Texas Monthly Venture Report: The State's Most Active Investors And Other Star-Spangled News

Hello and welcome to the second edition of our new Texas-focused column, a monthly roundup of some of the deals that took place in the Lone Star State in June. We like to start each column with some relevant data points, and that normally will include a summary of the funding that Texas startups raised during the month.

Austin startup Eterneva - which turns cremated ashes into diamonds - raises $1.2M

Eterneva, the Austin-based startup that turns cremated ashes of pets and loved ones into diamonds, announced Monday that it has raised $1.2 million in seed funding.Founded in 2017 by Adelle Archer and Garrett Ozar, the company extracts carbon from roughly half a cup of ashes and then puts the purified carbon through an extreme pressure and heat environment to create each diamond.

Austin funding wrap: Eterneva, Aunt Bertha, Mobile Tech RX, SubjectWell - Austin Business Journal

In the past week, five companies announced they had raised $39.4 million in funding deals. Click on the links below for more details about the transactions, which often precede hiring and other expansionary moves. * Aunt Bertha, a public benefit corporation, announced last week it had closed a $16 million series C funding.

Eterneva solidifies $1.2M round | PitchBook

Eterneva, a startup that transforms cremated remains of people and pets into diamonds, has raised $1.2 million from various angel investors, including Ian Lopatin, Eric Korman and David Rubin. This...

Inside H-E-B's New ATX Tech Hub | Eterneva Raises $1.2M | AmericanInno

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Ashes to ... Diamonds: A Shiny New Way to Immortalize the Dead

Jackie Sams was devastated when her daughter Katie died suddenly in a car accident at age 19. Losing a child is always horrifying, but Sams found one part particularly upsetting: No one wanted to talk about Katie. Likely too anxious about saying the wrong thing, friends and colleagues stopped mentioning her daughter.

This Austin company memorializes loved people - by creating diamonds from their ashes

AUSTIN, Texas - Just weeks before his death in November of last year, Florian Oger sat in his Austin living room talking with his family about his final wishes, one of which was to become a diamond - literally. And thanks to an Austin company, that wish will soon come true.

Remains to be seen

It's a unique way to honor a loved one. A memorial diamond created from cremated ashes. Adelle Archer co-founded Eterneva, a startup that makes these precious stones. She explains the process and how some are turning to heirloom gems to grieve a loss.

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This Founder Is Helping People Turn Their Loved Ones Into Diamonds

The 27-year-old founder helps people deal with loss in a unique way. The cost? Around $7,000 per diamond.

How Austin startup Eterneva turns recently deceased into diamonds - Austin Business Journal

The enormous potential market is part of what enticed Adelle Archer and her fellow co-founders. To tap it, however, requires an intensely personal public-relations strategy. That approach is part of what differentiates Eterneva Inc. from its competitors in the memorial-diamond arena, Archer said.

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Yes, You Really Can Turn Into A Diamond When You Die

Most people, when asked what should be done with their bodies when they leave this earth, consider two options: burial or cremation. Choose the former and your family may spring for a pricy coffin and gravestone; the latter will land you in a nice urn atop a mantel, or perhaps scattered among the ocean waves.

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Customer Testimonials

“Diamond delivery day was a very special homecoming for my husband Wes. I thank everyone at Eterneva from the bottom of my heart for such a special journey.”
— Cindy Smith Bunch
Eterneva’s service through the process is so wonderful. Dealing with loved ones who are left behind - that is really your business, and you do it so well.”
— Elissa Dillon
What I totally didn’t expect, is for Eterneva to take the time to understand what made my Dad so special, post his picture in their office, and celebrate him on their social media.”
— Philip Foreman
“It’s a big decision and isn’t inexpensive, but I would do it all over again because you can’t put a price tag on the experience they provided, and our diamonds, which we’ll treasure forever.”
— Gina Sticka