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WildTomato November Issue - Adding a floral touch

WildTomato November Issue - Adding a floral touch
Recently featured Jens Hansen pieces in the November WildTomato fashion editorial.

Jenny & Daniel

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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. 

Wildtomato October Issue - Staging the scene

Wildtomato October Issue - Staging the scene
The October issue of WildTomato featuring Jens Hansen Jewellery

Titanium vs tungsten wedding bands for men

Titanium vs tungsten wedding bands for men
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. 

A WEEKENDER'S GUIDE TO NELSON

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Thinking of visiting Nelson or interested in what other's say about us. Here's a article that was published recently in Australia in the very cool digital publication Concrete Playground encouraging Australians to pop over the ditch to New Zealand for 72 hours.

Kiwi Kaleidoscope

Kiwi Kaleidoscope
Lovely article that featured Nelson in the May 2016 edition of Verve, India 
Simone the writer was here last September after attending the WOW show in Wellington. Some fantastic writing and imagery including a visit to the Jens Hansen Studio

Latest Jens Hansen pendant design gifted to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall

The Mayor of Nelson Rachel Reese is to gift a Jens Hansen 18ct gold pendant to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall

The Mayor of Nelson Rachel Reese is to gift a Jens Hansen 18ct gold pendant to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall.

Halfdan Hansen from Jens Hansen jewellers said as soon as they heard about the visit he offered the soon-to-be-released pendant to the Mayor of Nelson as an official Nelson gift for The Duchess.

All Tony Bowater said was, “I got it from Jens Hansen”

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“There wasn’t a lot of money for jewellery in those early years of our marriage,” Tony remembers. “We started our family – Joel, who is now 25, Jontee is 22, and Oscar is 15 – and we were mortgaged to the hilt. One year, I bought her a bottle of perfume for her birthday. She insisted I take it back and told me the money would be much better spent on nappies.”

Win this 24ct golden rose for Valentine's Day

Jens Hansen is giving away a unique $300 gold-plated rose. The 11-inch rose was cut at the height of its freshness before being coated with 24 carat rose gold
Jens Hansen is giving away a unique $300 gold-plated rose. The 11-inch rose was cut at the height of its freshness before being coated with 24 carat rose gold

Thank You to Everyone Who Participated in The Nelson Ring Contest

Whether you entered a Nelson Ring design, or voted for your favourite, thank you for participating in the Nelson Ring design contest.
Whether you entered a Nelson Ring design, or voted for your favourite, thank you for participating in the Nelson Ring design contest.

The Nelson Ring Contest

we launched the Nelson Ring design competition, to give Nelsonians a chance to design and win the first ever Nelson Ring.
Time to vote for the first ever Nelson Ring, 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?