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Heli Kauhanen

Postal Address

Heli Kauhanen
Patomäentie 19
FI-15610 LAHTI




Heli Kauhanen, MA, founded her company in 1999. Heli Kauhanen designs, makes and produces high-quality jewelry and small objects, the cornerstones of which are quality, durability and everyday beauty, spiced with a pinch of luxury. She also designs original mementos and corporate gifts by order, taylormade products that  are designed to meet the customer organisation’s values, story, brand and visual imagery: They are seamlessly connected to the customer’s corporate identity. The majority of Heli Kauhanen’s products are made using recycled precious metals, stone and titanium.  All the products are hand-made in Finland.

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Designers & R&D Experts of the Company

Heli Kauhanen, Master of Arts MA, Designer
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Major References

  • State gifts: The President of the Republic of Finland (2008, 2010, 2012).
  • Bridge chandelier: Kultakeskus (2014).
  • Mementos: Hollola, Orivesi, Finnish Meteorogical Institute, Lahti Energia, The Parliament of Finland etc. (2006-2014).
  • Finnish Mint, Commemorative, J.L.Runeberg and Poetry: The Mint of Finland (2004).
  • Work as freelance designer for Kultakeskus, Prime Design, Mint of Finland.

Major Acknowledgements

  • First place in the design competition for the Apoli Award, in cooperation with Marko Luoma (2011).
  • Honourable mention in the World Design Capital Helsinki commemorative coin contest, held by the Mint of Finland (2011).
  • First place in a Vellamo-themed product contest, held by the Regional Council of Päijät-Häme (2011).
  • Shared second place in the ‘Muotoile Muovista!’ (Produce from Plastic!) competition (2010).
  • First prize in the Nordic Tahitian Pearl Trophy competition (2005).
  • Inspecta Award in the Faberge Biennale (2005).
  • First prize in the J. L. Runeberg and Poetry commemorative coin competition, held by the Mint of Finland (2004).


Main Branch

Jewelry Design.


Jewelry Design. Product Design.

Special Know-How

Customer-oriented product design. Mementos. Design of small objects and corporate gifts. Precious metals (recycled). Goldsmithing.