Erika Peña designed her Classics collection with a timeless bohemian inspiration. Utilizing stunning stones, such as Volcanic Druzzy Rock stones from the north part of the island of Bali where her designs are crafted and more rich stones like Malachite, Lapis Azulzi, Turquoises, and Onyx. These handcrafted pieces, look like heirlooms or museum worthy pieces of art, each piece crafted blends sensuality, elegance and timeless statement pieces. She works with the beauty of the stone and encases it on large cuffs. Cuff bracelets are finished with a stain brushed textile and/or hammered and sometimes even a hand crafted patterns. And the results are luxurious, one-of-a-kind true works of art.
Erika’s second line Tribal E was inspired for her love of tribal jewelry from around the world, Erika designs collections each season inspired by different cultures & their tribes. She wanted to break away from the traditional idea of metal jewelry but instead using actual fabric in different textiles combined with raw stones and glass. The Tribal E woman is a strong, leader, vibrant, unique, trendsetter. So each collection is designed pieces that are crafted from raw and natural stones designed for the inner warrior and goddess.
Erika derived inspiration for the bracelets from images of National Geographic. She remembered seeing the different culture uses layers of stacked bracelets. Bracelets symbolizes different moments in life, or levels of growth, and even special events. Bracelets have been seen in primitive collections as a Level of status and achievement.
Most of these collections are combinations of staked layers of bracelets. The Luna collection came in inspiration from her Roots, her Puerto Rican & Dominican heritage and uses nothing but her love of Caribbean culture Peña designed stunning stone bracelets, elements of wood, bone & glass to create and statement bracelets. Each piece crafted blends her Latin roots and her bold fashion claim. And the results are luxurious, one-of-a-kind true works of art. Meanwhile the TOA Collection was Inspired by the Maori Culture of New Zealand.To be brave, bold, victorious, experienced, accomplished, adept, competent, skillful, and capable // To have courage, bravery, champion, winner, expert //To be a warrior//To win//WE ARE ALL TOA. The TOA collection pieces are raw stones in textiles and shapes, mixed with Spir shaped stones and bone, sea glass and raw druzzy stones. Since the TOA Collection derived its inspiration from this warrior tribal essence, she wanted to design pieces that delivered this look. Her most popular bracelet is the Mona which is multiple rows layered and stranded together with a thin bar.
Erika Peña exquisite creations have graced the pages of VOGUE, ELLE, InStyle, Glamour, UsWeekly, HOLA, Harper’s Bazaar, and New York Times to name a few. Style icon’s like Beyonce, Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian, and Paris Hilton, are several of the designer’s clientele. Erika Peña is sold worldwide Paris, Madrid, Dubai, Mexico, Australia, Japan and many other countries. In an industry where break out designers are far and few between Erika Peña has shown that her designs have a transcended ageless quality that prove she’s going nowhere but up in this fashion jungle. Inspired by tribal jewelry from around the world. Erika Peña designs pieces that are crafted for the inner warrior and goddess.