Kazuri Handmade Ceramic Beads from Kenya

Kazuri Handmade Ceramic Beads from Kenya at Golden Shoes

Kazuri, which means “small and beautiful” in Swahili, began in 1975 as a tiny workshop experimenting on making handmade beads.

Kazuri began with two Kenyan woman, and they soon discovered that there were many other women in villages around Nairobi, most of whom were single mothers, who were in great need of regular employment, Driven by the desire to provide such opportunities, Kazuri has grown and today employs a large work force skilled in the making of handmade jewelry.

The mission of Kazuri is to provide and sustain employment opportunities for disadvantaged members of Kenyan society.