A rich family history
The history of Etnia Barcelona glasses begins in the 1950s. Fulgencio Ramo, grandfather of David Pellicer (current owner of the company), created his first eyewear factory, helped by his children. His children, having quickly acquired all the knowledge in the field, took over the management of the company. From that time on, Etnia Barcelona frames were distributed throughout Spain. At the end of the 90’s, David Pellicer made known his desire to return to the company to create something new.
He chose to bring color to his frames, a product that until then had only been brown or black. A real revolution in the world of eyewear. Colour become and a defining feature of Etnia Barcelona’s sunglasses and eyeglasses. Armed with his creativity and his vision of the future, he plans to create more than just glasses, he wants to create a brand. His brand will have to be free, human and humble, addressing everyone. And so Etnia Barcelona eyewear was born in 2001. His strong love for color and art is still felt today in the brand’s creations.
Since then, the brand has established itself as a reference in the field, being acclaimed by many celebrities. Jessica Alba, Brad Pitt, Jay-Z or Hailey Bieber, Etnia Barcelona creations seduce by their unique and creative aspect.
Barcelona: inexhaustible inspiration for Etnia Barcelona eyewear
Barcelona plays an important role in the history of Etnia Barcelona, as it is the city where the brand was born and grew. Barcelona is an inexhaustible source of inspiration, as the city is a creative and artistic crossroads, full of different places and atmospheres.
Barcelona is a city open to the world, dreamy and rebellious. It does not conform to preconceived standards and always wants to innovate and impose its mark. All this without overshadowing the past, which is an integral part of the city’s identity. This picture painted between tradition and modernism is felt in Etnia Barcelona eyewear.
State-of-the-art, sustainable manufacturing technologies
Quality has always been an essential criterion for Etnia Barcelona. The entire manufacturing process is still managed by the brand today, from start to finish. This is to ensure unparalleled quality.
In this sense, Etnia Barcelona chooses to use the best materials available on the market, such as mineral lenses from Barberini or HD Colors technology. The acetate that makes up Etnia Barcelona eyewear is natural and comes from Mazzucchelli, the Italian world leader in the field.
Finally, the brand is working today to be a sustainable, ethical and environmentally friendly brand. The Etnia Barcelona Foundation supports the actions of the brand in this sense. It works every day to find solutions to become increasingly sustainable and ethical, these values being fundamental today.
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