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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.
Wildtomato October Issue - Staging the scene

Wildtomato October Issue - Staging the scene

The October issue of WildTomato featuring Jens Hansen Jewellery
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A WEEKENDER'S GUIDE TO NELSON

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

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.

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.

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

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
If there was a Ring that encompassed the spirit, beauty, geography, creativeness, or history of Nelson, what might it look like? To find out, we have launched a Nelson Ring design competition, to give Nelsonians a chance to design the first ever Nelson Ri

Design & Win The Nelson Ring

If there was a Ring that encompassed the spirit, beauty, geography, creativeness, or history of Nelson, what might it be?
lord of the rings stunt ring by jens hansen

The Lord of the Rings Stunt Ring goes to Japan

Our big Lord of the rings '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
Dane famed as father of modern NZ jewellery.

Dane famed as father of modern NZ jewellery.

Soon, with apprentices and assistants on board to keep up with the nationwide orders Gurli sought, and the growing local demand, the workshop moved to Hardy St, and later to its current location on the corners of Selwyn Place and Trafalgar Square.  

Jens’ talent, energy, enthusiasm, and outspoken personality made the Jens Hansen workshop a place where artisans from all over the world came to learn about the craft, and experience Nelson culture, Jens Hansen style.
A video of a Visit to the Jens Hansen Workshop

A video of a Visit to the Jens Hansen Workshop

World Traveller is a 20min show broadcast every Saturday night on the Shanghai Documentary Channel. In Feb-Mar 2009 they visited the Nelson region of New Zealand and saw us at our studio workshop. 

Someone has posted a brief clip of the show on YouTube showing the guys in the studio hard at work, making a Movie Ring.
jens hansen the ring maker

A life Less Ordinary - Jens Hansen

He also went to Denmark to learn about jewellery. Along the way, he married a young beautiful Dane, Gurli Winter. They returned to Aotearoa in 1965, and turned his father’s chicken coop into a workshop. Ultimately, like from the feathers of a phoenix, arose Jens Hansen Gold & Silversmiths.