That ringmaker was
Jens Hansen - Gold and Silversmith of Nelson, New Zealand, and the creator of the much coveted Lord of the Rings rings. As seen in the BBC, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Lonely Planet Traveller (pdf) and the Daily Mirror
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Jens Hansen – Gold & Silversmith is the designer and maker of The Movie Ring(s) (the rings made for the LOTR trilogy), the ONE Ring(s) (made exclusively for Weta) and The Jens Hansen Replica Ring (the replica rings available from Jens Hansen – Gold & Silversmith). Jens Hansen is not authorised, endorsed, affiliated or otherwise associated with Tolkein Enterprises, The Saul Zeantz Company (owner of the trade marks LORD OF THE RINGS and THE ONE RING), New Line Productions or Warner Bros.