Why Ire Aje An Emerging Jewelry Brand Leans On Poignant Symbols Within The African Diaspora


Atlanta-based designer Issa Gray has carved out her niche in the accessories market with her brand Ire Aje, founded in 2021. The brand emerged as a tribute to Gray’s aunt Linda Gray Murray, who served as a catalyst for her journey into the world of design. Drawing inspiration from her Aunt’s teachings of African culture, as she was an educator, Gray intricately weaves the rich tapestry of Adinkra symbols into her pieces, with the Bese Saka symbol taking center stage in most of her pieces.

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