Life in Lockdown

Here at the South Crofty Collection we are trying to keep up with demand whilst sticking to the Government guidelines on social distancing. Our homes have turned into our workshops and our daily trips to the post have been reduced to twice weekly. However we are still crafting and we are all healthy and that is the main thing.

We hope that we have managed to give a smile to all those who have received some of our jewellery over the last few weeks, thank you all for your custom.

Our thanks go out to all the key workers out there who are keeping us safe, fed and healthy, we would be lost without you all.

THANK YOU

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