Introducing the State Series by jeweler Maya Brenner. Choose from three states stamped in rich gold foil onto our signature, double-thick eggshell card stock and bundled with matching envelopes. Create classic correspondence on these elegant cards to remind their recipients that it ain't where you're from, it's where you're at.
Maya Brenner State Series Notecards
Fill in the blank: I don't show up at a meeting without _________.
Pen and paper to take notes-otherwise I will forget what was said/decided.
What are your design inspirations?
I usually design what I want to wear or have at that very moment…so if I’m reaching for something and it’s missing in my jewelry wardrobe or household I will try to fill that gap.
How does one tap into their creative side?
Being passionate about what you do and loving the creative process.
What’s the motto/life philosophy/advice you live by?
What you think, you become.
What is your favorite aspect of the job you do?
Creating sparkly little things that make people happy.
The paper product I can’t live without is ____ and I use it to _____.
Notepads. To keep track of my life.
What career moves and/or aspirations brought you to your current role?
I was a social worker in NY and making jewelry at night for relaxation. I always loved creating, but I viewed it as a hobby until someone wanted to buy one of my pieces. It took me a long time to be confident enough to leave my career and turn my fashion hobby into a business.
Share an insight on your life or life in general that you’ve discovered.
99% is a bitch, 100% is a breeze. It applies to my personal and professional life and everything in between.
Branding is __________.
Because of my experience doing __________, I tend to pay more attention than most people do to __________.
Social work...Customer personality types.
What is the best professional lesson you’ve ever learned?
Be prepared if you’re going to have your brand on the national stage. We were on The Today Show and sold 25,000 necklaces in one day and I know it sounds strange but it almost destroyed my business - Oprah effect!
What is the best advice you’ve received recently?
My best friend just told me- Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.
How often do you use printed goods to promote your business?
All day, every day.
Format: 4x6 inches
Material: Eggshell paper
Quantity: 6 cards and lined envelopes per set