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WILDTOMATO APRIL ISSUE - THE JOYS OF RECREATIONAL FISHING

WILDTOMATO APRIL ISSUE - THE JOYS OF RECREATIONAL FISHING
Recently featured Jens Hansen pieces in the April WildTomato fashion editorial.

Wild Tomato March Issue - Wedding Trends

Wild Tomato March Issue - Wedding Trends
Recently featured Jens Hansen pieces in the March WildTomato fashion editorial.

Wildtomato February Issue - Fashionable Foliage Focus

Wildtomato February Issue - Fashionable Foliage Focus
Recently featured Jens Hansen pieces in the February WildTomato fashion editorial.

WILDTOMATO JANUARY ISSUE - HOLIDAY TIME

WILDTOMATO JANUARY ISSUE - HOLIDAY TIME
Recently featured Jens Hansen pieces in the January WildTomato fashion editorial.

WildTomato December Issue - Splashing Out This Summer

WildTomato December Issue - Splashing Out This Summer
Recently featured Jens Hansen pieces in the December WildTomato fashion editorial.

WildTomato November Issue - Adding a floral touch

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Recently featured Jens Hansen pieces in the November WildTomato fashion editorial.

Wildtomato October Issue - Staging the scene

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The October issue of WildTomato featuring Jens Hansen Jewellery

This is Us - Halfdan Hansen Sharing His Thoughts

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“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."

The Nelson Ring Contest

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On 21 July, we asked Nelsonians near and far: “If there was a ring that encompassed the spirit, beauty, geography, creativeness, or history of Nelson, what might it look like?” And to find out, we launched the Nelson Ring design competition, to give Nelsonians a chance to design and win the first ever Nelson Ring.  

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.

Win with Jens Hansen and MIDDLE-EARTH WINE

Win with Jens Hansen and MIDDLE-EARTH WINE
You could win the world’s most authentic souvenir replica of The One Ring™, brought to you by Weta and Jens Hansen!  
To enter, buy a glass or bottle of MIDDLE-EARTH™ Wine at any of the following outlets. (More outlets are being added all the time, so please check back!)

MIDDLE-EARTH™ Wine is a premium quality, award-winning New Zealand wine, made in the geographic heart of Middle-earth - Nelson.

Winners will be able to choose The One Ring™ with or without the elvish inscription.

The Ring As A Symbol: What Does It Mean To You?

The Ring As A Symbol: What Does It Mean To You?
In the Lord of the Rings, the one true ring was a symbol of power and control. Though beautiful, it was also terrible – especially when placed in the wrong hands. Few could resist its temptation. Throughout history, rings have been used been used to symbolise everything from devotion, fidelity and eternity, to the representation of a deity. However, the most common use of rings today is the denotation of love in engagements and weddings.