Beautiful Handmade Pendants and Bracelets from Invelo Swazi

Most people have heard of Kazuri ceramic beads.  But there is another collective of women artisans based in Swaziland which is located in Southern Africa.  Imvelo Swazi make beautiful handmade pendants and bracelets.

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Meet The Team Behind Many Hands Marketplace Kazuri West

Many people know about Many Hands Marketplace Kazuri West but few know who the people behind the scenes are! Lincoln, California-based Paulette Walther is the founder of the Kazuri West.  She has been a crafter all her life including the making and painting of ceramics and jewelry making.

Paulette Walther polymer clay

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Introducing the Kazuri Tree of Life Ceramic Discs and Free Tutorial

Pearl Blay of The Beading Gem, one of our Design Team members, worked with us to help develop a new Kazuri product. These multi holed ceramic discs can be used to hang beaded dangles. But when the row of holes are positioned to the top of the pendants, they become the anchor points for making unique wired tree of life designs!

tree of life wire kazuri necklace modeled 2 LOGO

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Ifat Nesher’s MicroMacrame Kazuri Earrings

We would like to introduce Ifat Nesher, a Design Team Member, to you!  She is an Israeli born artisan who is now based in Madrid, Spain.  Her talent and incredible skill at intricate micro macrame work is inspiring.  Shown here is her Kazuri West Collection where she teamed up cord knotting with some beautiful ceramic beads.ifat nesher micromacrame kazuri earrings 1

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The Beading Gem’s Slider Bead Bracelet Designss

Making striking leather bracelets is a very fast and easy process. Teaming them up with Kazuri or Samunnat slider beads is another easy way to make designs pop! These two bracelet designs are by Design Team member, Pearl Blay, otherwise known as The Beading Gem.

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Sandra Francour’s Imvelo Swazi Ceramic Pendant Necklace Designs

Sandra Francour is one of our Design Team members.  She is known for her “exclusive, one-of-a-kind handcrafted art jewelry inspired by living and traveling around the world.”  She carefully selects unique beads and culturally rich components for her designs.  She said, ” I call my work story-telling jewelry because most pieces have an interesting story.”

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Don’t Miss the Annual Kazuri Beads Sale – January 2-10!

We hope you had a terrific holiday season and are looking forward to another year of fun jewelry making! Just in time to help kick off the new year is our big Annual Kazuri Beads Sale! You don’t want to miss this one. It runs from January 2-10.

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This sale extravaganza is only for on-line retail orders and may not be combined with other offers. Please expect the selection to vary. All sales are final. First up are Kazuri ceramic beads. The sale beads are an incredible 50% off. Click here to see the sale beads.

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Kazuri Ceramic Beads

Polymer clay artisans will be delighted to see that some of Helen Breil’s texture stamps are also on sale at 30% off!

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Some of Helen Breil’s Texture Stamps

 A selection of Samunnat polymer clay beads are also 50% off.  That’s why our annual sale are so anticipated! These are amazing discounts.  Great savings indeed for all.

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We also have some new wonderful beads shown below.  So hop on over and  check out our site.

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