College Park, GA – Handmade jewelry artist, Ayana Glaze,  is a step closer to realizing her dream of seeing her designs in boutiques and department stores, having been selected by AmericasMart® jurors to showcase her collection within the coveted Emerging Artist category during the International Home and Gift Show on January 12-16, 2017 and Apparel and Accessories Show on February 1-4, 2017.

AmericasMart® boasts annual market attendance of 235,000. This means Glaze’s classic, custom, couture jewelry designs will be exposed to wholesale buyers on a global scale.  

“This opportunity is such a blessing,” says Glaze. It’s an amazing opportunity to enter the wholesale arena, showing in a category that is tough to get into.”

Ayana Glaze Jewelry is made to order and features handmade designs crafted from metals and gemstones.  Collections include:

  • Promises – Spiritual collection featuring designs inspired by scripture
    • Shekinah – Spiritual collection featuring cloud designs
    • Waves Collection – Spiritual collection featuring wave designs
  • Bridal – Stunning wedding jewelry designs perfect for the bride and her court
  • Earbling – Chic, everyday earrings
  • Addie & Lillie – Beaded 2- to 3-piece sets with necklaces, earrings, and/or bracelets
  • CEDARIS – Men’s jewelry collection featuring beaded necklaces and bracelets

Find the Ayana Glaze Jewelry at the Mart in Building 3, Floor 2, Booth #923.

Ayana Glaze Jewelry is classic custom couture jewelry handcrafted in the Ayana Glaze Design Studio in College Park, GA.  Each piece in the collection has a spark of couture, giving it an edge without interrupting the timelessness of the design.  Made-to-order designs allow wearers to a have a piece of jewelry customized to fit their style needs. 

AmericasMart® Atlanta is the nation’s only global wholesale marketplace housing the world’s single-largest collection of home, gift, area rug and apparel merchandise. The largest of AmericasMart’s 16 annual Markets and shows, The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market in January and July are the ignition switch for global retailing with buyers from every U.S. state and as many as 70 countries discovering product in more than 1,500 showrooms and more than 3,000 temporary exhibiting companies. ICON HONORS, the home and gift industry’s most celebrated recognition program, is produced and staged annually by AmericasMart.

Located in downtown Atlanta, the AmericasMart® complex contains more than seven million square feet of space. It’s a huge global stage on which manufacturers, designers and sales representatives unveil new lines, launch new designs and introduce new categories – all for the benefit of buyers seeking all that is fresh and first in the home, rug, gift and apparel arenas. For more information, please visit