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Ethan and Cheyenne's Engagement Story

Ethan and Cheyenne's Engagement Story
In 2017 we had the pleasure of creating a one of a kind engagement ring for the lovely Cheyenne and Ethan. Cheyenne receives a lot of compliments on her ring, she wears this everyday around her neck on her Sterling Silver Chain of Bilbo Baggins.

Best Ever Lord of the Rings Themed Wedding?

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April and Oliver had their wedding in the UK, and we are convinced it was the one wedding to rule them all. While in New Zealand enjoying their honeymoon, April and Oliver had a fun filled day at Hobbiton enjoying what is on offer and made a very special visit to the Jens Hansen workshop here in Nelson.

Tyler and Corrine's Wedding

Tyler and Corrine's Wedding
On the 3rd of February 2018, friends and family of Corrine and Tyler gathered at the Chaffee Zoo to celebrate their union as one in marriage. It was the perfect wedding they had always dreamed of and everything went wonderful says Tyler

Jenny & Daniel's Wedding

Jenny & Daniel's Wedding
Daniel and Jenny became engaged at the very top of the red crater here near Mt Rongariro, New Zealand. Being engaged here in New Zealand had a part to play in keeping the rings of a more sentimental value to them, so having them made by the Jens Hansen workshop, who made the one ring to rule them all, for The Lord of the Rings seemed a perfect fit.

All Tony Bowater said was, “I got it from Jens Hansen”

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“There wasn’t a lot of money for jewellery in those early years of our marriage,” Tony remembers. “We started our family – Joel, who is now 25, Jontee is 22, and Oscar is 15 – and we were mortgaged to the hilt. One year, I bought her a bottle of perfume for her birthday. She insisted I take it back and told me the money would be much better spent on nappies.”

"She wears her jewellery almost like battle armour. It’s such a part of who she is.”

"She wears her jewellery almost like battle armour. It’s such a part of who she is.”
Every piece, from at least half-a-dozen rings to a striking pair of gold earrings, was designed and crafted by Nelson’s much-revered jeweller, the late Jens Hansen.

All Tom Heaphy said was, “I got it from Jens Hansen”

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The couple were also finalists in the 2013 Jens Hansen Love Stories competition, run in conjunction with the Nelson Wedding Show.
Her favourite Jens Hansen piece are her diamond earrings, featuring a beautiful round diamond.

Mayor bowled over by proposal

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Having a custom-made Jens Hansen engagement ring on her finger was adding to the enjoyment, she said. “It was really important to me that if we were going to have a ring it had to be by a Nelson jeweller. Reese said although the couple had a lot of “banter” at home, they were taking marriage seriously. “No one takes a step towards marriage lightly, and we shouldn’t. 

Modern transformation of heirloom diamonds

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We worked with the couple to handcraft an engagement/wedding ring using a classic Jens Hansen design and Rebecca’s very special heirloom stones. The quality diamonds we set into her beautiful ring were from four individual family rings including her mother’s engagement ring and a ring once owned by Rebecca’s grandmother.

Latest Unsolicited Customer Testimonial - I just had to share it

Latest Unsolicited Customer Testimonial - I just had to share it
The One ring itself is beautiful. I mean, wow! I never had seen it in person, but I have a few friends that recommended your site to me and told me it was worth it. They were right. It looks great with the chain. It's almost a crime not getting the chain to go along with it. It really is a great piece of jewelry on itself that is often overlooked.