Item: Fair Trade Kazuri Beads Type: Mixed Bead Pack - Pita Pat, Round, Shale Price: $15.00/ 12 beads Material: Ceramic Clay from Mt. Kenya Size Conversion: 25.4mm = 1 inch
The selection of beads here are from our overstocks, discontinued colors or the last of stock. These are quality beads with good integrity, color and design - not seconds or mismatched beads. They are deeply discounted in order to liquidate them and make room for new beads. You will receive what you see in the photo.
Kazuri Beads from Kenya...A Fair Trade Bead Magic Land of hot colors, fiery sunsets, ocean blues, sandy plains, pounding hooves and spotted shadows. This is the home of the original small and beautiful Kazuri Bead. These one-of-a-kind clay beads are hand made from the earthen clay of Mt. Kenya by women in Kenya, Africa. The design, colors and uniqueness of these beads reflect the true beauty of Africa.
After the clay is brought down from Mt. Kenya each bead is shaped by hand and subjected to several kiln “firings” before it is finished. After the bead has gone from “green ware” to “bisque”, it is then hand painted . The bead is then fired again, glazed and re-fired in an electric kiln. Unfortunately, electricity is often interrupted during the process, which results in loss of the entire kiln contents. It takes 3 months from designing a bead to its arrival in the USA.
Kazuri Beads East is honored to be a part of empowering these women by supporting their efforts, which also helps ensure their ongoing success with this project. Thank you for your interest in Kazuri beads and know that your purchase will help to create additional jobs for women who are waiting for openings in the workshop. And thank you for loving these beads as much as we do!
You can visit our web site for regular retail beads at www.kazuribeadseast.com or See some of our other fine items and beads at www.etsy/shop/beadsterstudio
I am so very pleased with my purchase. The beads are beautiful and arrived very quickly.
Our goal at Kazuri Beads is your complete satisfaction. If you are not satisfied with your purchase please let us know right away. resolution options include:
*Full refund of merchandise cost (once it is received back by us) - shipping charges are not included. or *Exchange and any cost adjustment needed.
Returned merchandise must be unopened, unused and in its original packaging. If item is cellophane wrapped, the wrapping must be in its original condition. Returns must be made within 21 days of purchase.
Refunds will be applied to your original payment method. Shipping & Handling cost will be paid by customer for exchanges. Exchanges over $25.00 will require a $5.00 restock fee.