Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall is here with Prince Charles on an official royal visit to the region. The Golden Kiwi pendant by Jens Hansen will be gifted to The Duchess on the arrival of Their Royal Highnesses at the Church Steps, when the Mayor will meet them for the first time.
“I went off to Canterbury University and did electrical engineering and then I got a job with an oilfield services company. My last assignment was In Tehran. It was brilliant. It was like joining the army but being paid well and not having to kill anybody."
Halfdan Hansen of Jens Hansen Jewellers wears a Gigatown Nelson ring that will be gifted to Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke by Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese as part of the effort by Nelson to win the Gigatown competition
Nelson has its fingers in a lot of pies. It wants to be the sustainable city, the solar city, the heritage city and the arts city, says the mayor.
The area is becoming known for its woodworking, as well as ceramics and jewellery, including the studio of Jens Hansen jewellers, which helped put Nelson on the map as the place where a certain gold ring that featured in a certain movie was made.
Yes, I know you thought it was forged in the mines of Mordor, but it was actually in a little workshop just by the cathedral.