Our Local Team
Halfdan HansenHalfdan is Jens Hansen's elder son, and the current business general manager and creative director. He is committed to continuing his father's legacy, particularly when it comes to the Movie Ring* that his father Jens and brother Thorkild worked on for the Peter Jackson movies.
Lee BarkerLee is one of our talented studio Sales Associates. He is passionate about all that sparkles and making individuals dreams come true.
Maniana HeywoodManiana is our production and inventory assistant, she is responsible for all of our in-house jewellery photography and her attention to detail makes her our ideal quality control and laser engraving specialist.
Miriam HansenMiriam is one of our Sales Associates looking after the Studio. She is also Halfdan's sister-in-law.
Natasha WearingNatasha is our office administrator extraordinaire working tirelessly behind the scenes to keep everything running smoothly.
Ray MitchellRay is a very experienced independent jeweller who consults to our team and first began collaborating with Jens Hansen in 1989. Ray says that the jewellery Jens created, including the Movie Ring*, was "opulent, attention grabbing, generous, demanding and very precious."
Rebecca CharletonRebecca is in charge of our international shipping and internet order fulfilment. She makes sure we get your order right and shipped as quickly as possible anywhere in the world.
Simon joined the team in 2016, after moving from South Africa to New Zealand. He is an experienced Jeweller and Diamond Setter, and is trade certified by the Mining Qualifications Authority of South Africa. Simon and our other master jeweller Zane are cousins and trained together.
Supriya SinghSupriya is our Nelson store manager. She can answer questions about any of the Jens Hansen collections, including the Movie Rings*.
Zane ColegateZane joined the team in 2012, after moving from South Africa to New Zealand with his wife. He is an experienced Jeweller, CAD Designer and Diamond Setter, and is trade certified by the Mining Qualifications Authority of South Africa. He was awarded an Honourable Mention in the Professional Category of the 2011 PlatAfrica awards. Zane and our other master jeweller Simon are cousins and trained together.