Kristel van Valkenhoef
Hard Nectar offers luxurious confections made with the highest quality ingredients, natural aesthetic and notably complex flavor pairings. These sweet creations are developed by the New York City based confectionary artist, Kristel van Valkenhoef. She finds inspiration in her love for nature which surrounded her growing up as a child, the nostalgia of her mothers kitchen and the knowledge she has gained during her years of traveling as a model in fashion, design and art. Collaborations include the likes of Van Cleef & Arpels, Dom Perignon, Viktor & Rolf, Jill Stuart, Harry Winston, Patron, Helmut Lang, Justin Alexander amongst many others. Now offering a small selection of luxurious items developed for wholesale, as seen in Oprah Magazine opening the August 2019 O-list, and praised by Vogue magazine in the Dec 2018 and 2019 Gift Guides.