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Kazuri Beads Factory

Mbagathi Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 2328905
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“hand painted” (10 reviews)
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Mbagathi Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 20 2328905
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

If you want to buy beads from the factory, and see how they are made then go here. It is the place where most of the local beads are made and does a good job providing not only work but support for the local population...More

1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed October 20, 2012

This place provides single mothers with the opportunity to earn fair money for fair work and gives them and their immediate family free medical care. They produce beautiful handcrafted ceramic jewellery and other pottery, as well as bags and a some other items. We got...More

Thank disclockdisey
Reviewed October 19, 2012

One of the gals in our group makes jewelry so requested a stop here... very interesting but also too tempting! I bought 3 LOVELY necklaces. No regrets!

Thank LauraJ48
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Good to see that the ladies are working to keep there family. The product that they produce is first class and well priced.

1  Thank horse6633
Reviewed October 15, 2012

We enjoyed our visit to the bead factory. Helps one to appreciate the work that goes into some of these hand made beads and what it provides for the workers. Doesn't take much time and provides a snapshot of African life.

1  Thank rcman
Reviewed October 15, 2012

I wasn't keen on going here as I thought it sounded boring, but actually it was really interesting, and you can have a little 10 minute tour, which is really worth doing. The shop is excellent, and not too expensive.

1  Thank Jess H H
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Beads so well crafted with unique styles and beauty.If you want that necklace that you know very well you can never find it elsehwere in this world, then Kazuri Beads Factory is the place to go.My wife can never get enough of Kazuri.They also make...More

1  Thank Nelson G
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Beautiful beads made into jewelry of all kinds. See their ads in magazines, but buy direct after seeing how the women make the beads. Interesting place.

1  Thank SoAmertransplant
Reviewed October 10, 2012

The factory tour is really good and informative but doesn't run on a sunday. Massive variety of jewellery in the shop.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed October 9, 2012

We toured the factory and the story of the process was given by a young girl, who could answer any question you asked. The clay for the beads is now sourced from Mount Kenya whereas before is was imported from Britain, so it was good...More

Thank Jane S
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Shawn W
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Gonzo185 | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge. But, you are expected to purchase something in the shop I imagine,to help support the great work being done at this site. And, the history of the enterprise is heartwarming and well worth anyones support.
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nimfaglo
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Chrisorhan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's normally open from Monday to Friday.
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March 17, 2017|
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Response from Catherine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy loose beads at the shop/factory. Huge selection!
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