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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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a Cottage industry that seems to work

It was great seeing this cottage industry that has grown with time and appears to be well run. The beads are beautiful and I have several necklaces myself and bought a number of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2012
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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

It was great seeing this cottage industry that has grown with time and appears to be well run. The beads are beautiful and I have several necklaces myself and bought a number of gifts too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

the drive to Kazuri is relaxing and beautiful, and the area of Karen is stunning. Kazuri only a 5 minute drive from Karen Blixen museum and giraffe center. The people and their mission is the best part - and plan on spending your dollars here where it benefits the people instead of the shopping malls.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

This place is special for it shows how long hours of work provide a beautiful product that each worker can be proud of....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

I had heard about the beads, but didn't think I would be interested ... but was I ever wrong. What an incredible place! Though they were closed for the holidays, one of the staff offered to walk around with us and tell us about the factory and the work that is done there. The support they give the community and... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

We were there a bit late in the afternoon so all the workers had gone home. We were able to look around though and it looks a good place. I think all the employess are single Mums, so it is an ethical business. I saw the beads on sale in shops hundreds of miles away. It's obviously a proven and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

I would visit again and again. I so much love their products.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Good range of local art and craft, friendly and helpful staff.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

nice opportunity to see how the beads were made, and all of the finished products were very beautiful and made form nice presents!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

If you like ceremaic beads then this is a good place to visit. You see how the beads are made and can buy them at a slighter cheaper rate than the retail outlets. Again, as this is in Karen you can make a nice day of it, visiting the giraffes, elephants etc. etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Great place to buy handcrafted necklaces, bracelet, earrings. Besjre to take a tour of the factory.

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Address: Address: Mbagathi Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 20 2328905
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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