Erica Weiner's Profile
Erica was born in Brooklyn and raised not too far away, in a small suburb in New Jersey. After earning her degree in Art History at Vassar College, she spent a few years touring the world as a costumer on Broadway shows, then a few more in the trenches as a sample-maker for various NYC fashion designers. She began making jewelry as a way to relieve stress after work, but before long, she had a full-fledged cult following, and after a year her hobby was her new career.
On the fly, Erica taught herself everything about the business and craft of jewelry-making. She called on creative friends for advice, and made a lot of mistakes along the way. In 2006, she moved operations from her kitchen table (her first HQ with business partner Lindsay Salmon) to a sunny studio on Chrystie Street, where now, on any given day, there are eight to ten women working together, designing, making, photographing,…
- Born on February 10
- Joined January 14, 2008