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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?

lord of the rings themed wedding
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.


What determines the value of a diamond? The value of a diamond is assessed by the 4 C’s – Carat, Cut, Clarity and Colour.

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.

What order should i wear my engagement and wedding rings in?

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It is traditional for brides to receive two rings, the first is an engagement ring which symbolises a promise of marriage. A wedding ring or commonly referred to as a wedding band is then given during the wedding ceremony, and this band is traditionally known to solidify and strengthen that promise. 

Titanium vs tungsten wedding bands for men

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The size of your hands and fingers will change over your life time and the life of your wedding rings. Tungsten and titanium rings are almost impossible respectively to work with after they have been machined in the factory. The chance of finding anyone near you who can work with them is negligible. 

Modern transformation of heirloom diamonds

custom made wedding engagement ring new zealand
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.

The Diamonds We Love

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We all know diamonds are the hardest substance known – in fact their name comes from the Greek word adamas, the unconquerable. Yet, despite their impenetrable nature, diamonds are sensitively used in the gift of love; set in stunning dress jewellery, or more commonly in an engagement ring.