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1112 Kazuri Bead Earrings

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1112 Kazuri Earrings

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1112 Beautiful Kazuri beads are handmade by women in Kenya to help support their families. They are fair trade items. The pretty striped beads are in shades of purple, aqua & redish brown. A unique gift!

KAZURI Bead history: Now a collective of 340 women  – many single mothers –  making and hand-painting a range of exquisite original ceramic beads, designed to convey the colors of Africa. All Kazuri beads are shaped by hand from earthen clay and kiln fired. They are then painted and glazed by hand, before being kiln fired again. “In an age of mass-produced goods, Kazuri beads stand out as a little bit different. As every piece is handmade, every one is unique. Indeed, many pieces take on the quirks and trademarks of the individual people who shape the beads, paint them or string them, giving them soul as well as beauty.  Many Kazuri styles are named after areas, tribes and other features of the Kenyan landscape; evocative names that resonate with the organic nature of the clay that comes from its earth.”  They are made at the Plantation that was seen in “Out of Africa”  They are FAIR TRADE items. We have already paid that price – you get to enjoy these unique and beautiful beads at a HUGE discount.

All jewelry from Design-Your-Gift is hand-designed by Sam or Sue with beads from around the world or with Sam Black Original lampwork glass. Each piece is unique, one-of-a-kind, so only ONE is available. We use only Flex Wire, never thread or string, for a longer lasting piece of jewelry. Stretchy bracelets are made with 1 mm. clear Stretch Magic, which makes it easier to put on and fits more wrists.  All ear findings are sterling silver or 14k gold filled. We will change French Hooks for Lever Backs or 5mm posts if requested before shipping.

Guarantee: 30 day return policy.  If you decide the piece you chose doesn’t suit you, just return and we will promptly refund your money less $7.95 postage.

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