Shield: Derived from the Provincial Seal of Abra where the town is located.

Native Shield & Pika Spears: Symbolize the town's heritage as a Tinguian Community.

Flowing Water: Represents spring water in the Municipality, the main source of water not only for Peñarrubia but also for the town of Bangued.

Bamboo: Denotes the abundance of bamboo in the town and the resiliency of its people.

Ricefield & Palay: Symbolize the major agricultural product in the Municipality.