Each item in the Uncommon Collection meets five important standards. Here's how Anniversary Journal Wedding Stationery qualified for the Collection:
Inspired by the work of artists in our collection, the invitations in this assortment celebrate the couple’s unique story. Through distinctive design and exquisite printing by Crane Stationery, they become keepsakes cherished for decades to come.
Responsible Business Practices
Since 1801, Crane has been synonymous with exquisite personalized and hand-crafted stationery. Created by highly skilled artisans in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, our design collections use a variety of techniques on papers of the highest quality, ensuring you the perfect expression of yourself to loved ones and the world.
Crane Stationery pays employees a starting wage of $11.35/hr., which exceeds Berkshire County's living wage.
- Local (Massachusett's State) minimum wage: $10
- Federal minimum wage: $7.25
- Living wage of Berkshire County: $10.51
paid time off
In their first year of employment, employees earn up to one week of vacation and one week of sick leave. Employees can earn up to five weeks of vacation for length of service with the company. Part-time employees enjoy prorated vacation leave.
recycling primary/secondary materials
Main components, mostly trim waste of 100% Cotton and Wood Fiber papers, are recycled through a company called Northstar. Any trim from the paper manufactured by suppliers is recycled at the site of manufacture. All corrugated waste is also recycled through Northstar.
Crane has contributed to United Way, receiving Gold Status awards for the past 3 years. they support a local clothing drive with Louison House and food drives with Friendship Food Pantry as well as their local soup kitchen raffle with Harvest Ministries Soup Kitchen.
Environmentally Friendly Materials
Crane prints on a variety of wood pulp and cotton papers. The wood pulp papers featured in these designs are 100% recyclable.
Corrugated outer packaging is recycled and recyclable.
There's one place—and only one place—where you'll find the Anniversary Journal Wedding Stationery: UncommonGoods.