About Nectar Collector

The Nectar Collector was conceived in the backwoods of Oregon as a tool to simplify the process of using concentrates in the rugged conditions of mountain life. In its most humble beginnings, the first Nectar Collectors were simple straws; glass pipettes purchased from the chemistry supply shop. In summer 2011, Jefe Z presented the idea of vertical gear to world class glass pipe maker Kristian Merwin and the Honey Badger straw was born. Several months later and after some serious R&D the design for an in-line, water cooled, spill proof vertical unit came to Kristian like a lightning bolt from above,
“I was sitting at my desk, preparing to work on drawings for an unrelated project when it came to me in a flash. I drew what I had imagined and went into the studio and made one. Within the hour I was taking a hit from the world’s first Nectar Collector. I knew instantly that I had struck gold.” (or perhaps Oil?)
With the addition of water filtration the concept was complete. Concentrates would never be the same again.

MEET THE TEAM

JAMIE

Born in the rocky mountains in Salt Lake City, Jamie went through high school to the new wave sounds of Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, and Oingo Boingo. His young work history started with jobs as a teacher for cub scouts, movie theater usher and popcorn slinger, the token fast food cook, and as an amateur magician.
At Nectar Collector, Jamie takes care of everything for our brand and keeps the wires connected.  He spends as much time as possible outdoors but when he has to be serious he toils in design, art, rock hunting, lapidary, and jewelry.  Maybe toil is a bit strong.

Raven Johnson is an artist working in many different media including electroforming, jewelry, sculpture, painting, leather work, and clothing design. At Nectar Collector he handles the shipping, quality control, and some of the production. He also does all of the electroforming for Nectar Collector as well as for many other glass artists. His work can be seen on Instagram under Ravendesigns.

RAVEN

RAVEN

Raven Johnson is an artist working in many different media including electroforming, jewelry, sculpture, painting, leather work, and clothing design. At Nectar Collector he handles the shipping, quality control, and some of the production. He also does all of the electroforming for Nectar Collector as well as for many other glass artists. His work can be seen on Instagram under Ravendesigns.

CHELSEA

Chelsea Barton is from Salt Lake City, Utah. She hase been a glass artist for about 7 years now and is the head glass blower for Nectar Collector. As someone who enjoys the outdoors, Chelsea likes to incorporate things she see in nature into her glasswork such as different species of leaves, acorns, and trees. She owns her own business, Autumn and Aspen, where she creates wood burn portraits of animals and landscapes onto wood plaques and furniture. She likes to involve her glass work in with the wood burned art to have a multi-medium touch to ensure a unique and one of a kind piece! Her passion is working in the art industry, and will continue to do what she loves for a lifetime!

Lee takes care of Customer Service here at Nectar Collector. Have a problem? Lee will take care of you!.

LEE

LEE

Lee takes care of Customer Service here at Nectar Collector. Have a problem? Lee will take care of you!