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Kazuri Beads Factory

Mbagathi Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 2328905
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Mbagathi Ridge, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 2328905
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Free tour of the factory. Super guide especially for the kids. The beads, jewelry and pottery is beautiful. Don't miss out on this experience!

Thank Anja Ravn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a recent trip to the Giraffe Centre, we stopped at Kazuri Beads Factory, a World Fair Trade Organization, at the suggestion of our guide. We were NOT disappointed! Our 15-20 minute tour (not required to shop) was heartwarming, interesting, and fun. Kazuri, which means...More

Thank rerwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped by Kazuri during a day in Nairobi and it was one of our best experiences. We loved meeting the women whose talent is unreal. Caroline was so kind to us and gave us a great tour. She was hysterical, smart...More

Thank Catie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Nairobi, a trip to KAZURI BEADS is a must. The business started from humble beginnings and now supports many people, making, painting, firing beads and then assembling them into a lovely product for you to buy. When visiting there, take a short walk...More

Thank ANNE K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our tour around the factory, it became clear that this is an incredible set up and concept with such wonderful local ladies putting pride and love into the products they create. We could easily have bought the entire shop's contents it was that wonderful...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See how the beads are all made by hand by these who have not had a privileged life. very humbling experience.

Thank Addelam
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We have visited here several times in the last two years, and have bought necklaces prized by friends back home. This local industry employs several hundred single moms, who create beautiful work out of clay and paint and hard work. The company then ships the...More

1  Thank AJandMR
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Some members of our group purchased a bunch of necklaces and earrings. We then found them at lodge gift shops for less. The bigger sized bead necklaces didn’t seem to be located at other locations. Also bags of loose beads were not available at other...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Honestly not worth it. This is THE expensive preppy gift shop in NBO ur choice to pay more not even sure some money goes to good cause.

Thank Pascale R
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I have been to the Kazuri bead factory many times and LOVE getting to purchase gifts crafted by local craftsman and learn about the bead making process. The factory tour is a must and the staff is delightful!

Thank Elissa E
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Shawn W
27 June 2017|
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Response from DrLAC | Reviewed this property |
Nothing... they are paid to make you visit. You most likely will end up buying some beads... this is some sort of payment!
15 May 2017|
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Response from Chrisorhan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's normally open from Monday to Friday.
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18 March 2017|
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Response from Catherine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy loose beads at the shop/factory. Huge selection!