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.
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.
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
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.
Jens Hansen’s “stunt ring", a giant 2.1-kilogram replica of the One Ring featured in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films, has been stroked so much by would-be ring bearers that the gold plating is coming off in patches. Company owner and director Halfdan Hansen said it would soon need to be replated.
Our big 'stunt' ring is in Japan for the opening of The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug. Tourism New Zealand, and Warner Bros Japan are hosting Ring-san and have made him feel very welcome as he travelled from Nelson, around New Zealand and on to Japan. The following are translations of the original @PureNZinJapan
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.