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Kazuri Beads Factory

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Address: Mbagathi Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 20 2328905
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Good cause and Good jewelry

Beautiful jewelry benefiting a worth cause. Take the tie to visit the factory. It doesn't take long, is interesting and a positive experience. Plus the jewelry is nice. We did... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful jewelry benefiting a worth cause. Take the tie to visit the factory. It doesn't take long, is interesting and a positive experience. Plus the jewelry is nice. We did find the prices are pretty much the same in stores in town as they are at the factory.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We have a few Must see places we always take our guests and this is right on top ! The Kazuro staff and owners are very friendly, the tour has great information on how their beads and pottery are all hand made, the woman are loads of fun to chat with in the factory always smiling and happy to show... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

You are taken through the steps of bead making and it is quite interesting to know. There is no fee to visit and there is a shop where you can buy jewelry and pottery.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Factory is worth a visit before entering the shop. Be aware that the Factory is closed on Saturday afternoon starting 1PM till Monday morning.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I have been to Kazuri beads factory countless times and i never get enough. Everything is so well organised and impressive, from the tour of the factory and bead making process to the gift shop visit at the end of the tour. The beads are extremely beautiful and unique .... The kind of gift you bring back home to a... More 

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Denmark WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A comprehensive tour of the process of bead making, using local African women (mainly) followed by a visit to the shop with beads in all sizes and colours and with varying length necklaces. It is difficult to make a decision so be prepared to walk out with several- they make great gifts too!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is a great place to get meaningful keepsakes from kenya....not only do the beads mk great gifts they are attracted pieces of handcrafted jewellery - plus the store n workshop is located in the beautiful leafy suburb of Karen....so it's a great visit to combine with a pop in to Karen blixens museum....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

John was our tour guide and he provided a very knowledgeable and interesting tour of the factory. The beads are handmade and hand painted. It hires mostly single mothers. Beautiful beads and very interesting tour.

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This business is a great initiative for providing local people with the opportunity to create excellent crafts. Beautiful pieces of jewellery and pottery at realistic prices. We were shown through the workshops, to appreciate the work that goes into creating individual pieces. Not to be missed in Nairobi.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I have been here five times, and will go again. It is a great organization and cause. The people are friendly and prices are fair. The tour is free and the workers love to have their photos taken. The beads are a never fail gift for family and friends. While they do take credit cards the electric is unreliable, so... More 

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