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Reviewed September 16, 2018

My small tour group spent a full day at Cedi's compound learning how beads are made. Cedi took time to show us how he uses recycled glass to make beads in ovens made from soils from old termite mounds. Each bead must be polished by...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marilyn G
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Cedi Bead factory is down a rough dirt road but worth the trek. You get to learn the craft of some of Ghana’s traditional beads. Make sure to call first and let them know when to expect you so you can have a tour. Also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

We were in Ghana 5/31-6/9/18. We had a tour guide (Awuni Tours). Cedi Beads Industry was on the itinerary and I had no idea what to expect. Our group had an awesome time!!! Mr. Cedi (Nomoda Ebenizer Djaba) presented his history and provided a demonstration...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank YawF1
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I'm not sure we would go out of our way to visit a beads factory but as we were literally passing through you would be silly not to stop. For just a small sum, I can't remember if it was 5 or 10 cedi, you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed January 4, 2018

For 5ghs we had a one on one with Mr Cedi for about 30 minutes, which included a tour and talk. Took us about an hour to get there from Aburi by car, but wow! What breath-taking scenery.mountains, mango farms and vibrant villages. Mr Cedi...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Cedi is a charming, low-key, friendly man. He explains his bead-making calmly and shows you all the steps. Then you go to the showroom where the prices are really accessible. We bought lots of things to take back as gifts. This is just such a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 703maryt
Reviewed February 2, 2017

The workshop is always fun to visit, though be warned the road last time I was there was very rough! There is a shop on the main Accra road that is convenient and has beautiful things. It is a great place to stop if you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Eberen
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I have visited the Cedi Bead roadside shop in Volta many times but I always wanted to see the "factory." Boy am I glad that we made the effort to find it! Mr Cedi Junior (I know his dad from the roadside shop) and his...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank KatTraveler21
Reviewed April 22, 2016

I've been here before but I was very young. I was surprised that the place did not change ( which is a good thing). A great place for the hole family and a great tour by Mr. Cedi himself. You get a realy great tour...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Melanie B
Reviewed February 29, 2016

An excursion to the Cedi Bead Factory is a good way to spend a day, both to see the factory itself and learn about bead making, but also to see the Ghanaian countryside outside of Accra. Depending on the route, the drive is 90-120 minutes...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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