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maayan  

 
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Confectioner

Goddess

Grand-Daughter 


Dime-store candies these are not. Her sugary creations look like shards from a rock-candy mountain, swirls of bright colors and jagged contours often dusted with gold.
— New York Times

ABOUT MAAYAN

Maayan Zilberman was born on a Kibbutz in Israel then grew up  in Vancouver, Canada. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a degree in Sculpture followed by a residency at the Ratti Foundation in Como, Italy.  Maayan spent the last 15 years working as a Creative Director and Designer in the lingerie industry, co-founding luxury intimates line The Lake & Stars, and most recently reimagining Fredericks of Hollywood.

In November 2015, Maayan founded candy company Sweet Saba in New York City,


SOMETHING INTERESTING

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ESTEE EDIT

I graduated from art school, majoring in sculpture,” she explains, standing in front of three glittering, multicolored soccer-ball sized figures that could be at home in the Museum of Modern Art, though they’re carved from sugar.
— Estee Edit
Stepping inside the studio of Sweet Saba is like entering a magical candy wonderland. Not of the Willy Wonka, chocolate waterfall variety, but a relentlessly chic, visually stunning world where the confections are like mini sculptures, artful as they are delectable—and the founder is as fashionable as her creations.
— Estee Edit
 
 

VOGUE

Aprons and Heels: What Fashion's Chicest Confectioner Wears to Work

My grandmother always told the rest of us in our family that you should keep a mirror in the kitchen. To me this means you always have to remember to look your best—that it reflects how you feel inside.
— Maayan
 

MAAYAN X TECH INSIDER

 

NEW YORK TIMES

A Maker Of Avant-Garde Candy

Impeccably dressed in a form-fitting white apron, with perfectly manicured golden nails and siren-red lipstick, Ms. Zilberman, 36, stood at a marble bar before her shimmering candy crystals, each one sitting in its own grid, a Technicolor gem tray.
— New York Times

 

TOP SHELF AFTER DARK

I do my lips right before I leave the house, and I always do red. I’ve had every lipstick under the sun, and Wet N Wild is the best one. I have every one of them in my kitchen, because I’m usually in there until I have to leave the house.
— Maayan
 

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INTO THE GLOSS