The South Crofty Collection was launched in 1988 with just two designs - an ingot and Celtic cross - and the project was an instant success. Over the years the range has grown to over 100 items, many designs inspired by Cornish tradition and landmarks alongside beautiful contemporary jewellery. Each item is made entirely by hand, from smelting, casting, fettling and polishing through to packaging and despatch, in our workshops near Truro in Cornwall.

Sadly, South Crofty, the last operating tin mine in Cornwall, closed in 1998. To ensure that the production of our jewellery and gifts could continue, some of the last reserves extracted were stockpiled especially for the Collection. The partly processed ore, or concentrate, continues to be smelted in batches to meet the ongoing needs of the workshop.

The Collection's website, which has full online shopping facilities, attracts visitors from around the world, many searching for 10th Wedding Anniversary gifts as this occasion is traditionally celebrated with tin!

Each item is presented in a quality gift box and issued with a certificate of authentication explaining the origin of our tin and a brief history of Cornish tin mining.

We are delighted to offer you the opportunity to own a little bit of Cornish heritage and a special piece of Cornwall. But one day our tin supply will run out, and once this happens, who knows what the value of each item from the South Crofty Collection will be!

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