Kazuri Jewelry and Oleana Winter Wear

Oleana is a wonderful Norwegian company who makes the most gorgeous high quality winter wear from natural fibers such as wool and silk.  Paulette, the founder of Kazuri West , admits to owning several of their sweaters!

Some years ago, their fashion photo shoots also showcased Kazuri beaded jewelry. The bold and colorful jewelry stood out on the intricate patterns. What a beautiful combination, don’t you think?

Oleana was founded back in 1992 and have proved since then that it is “still possible to produce textiles of good quality in a high-cost country like Norway” and not resort to off-shore sweatshops.

Have You Entered the Share Your Design Contest Yet?

The Kazuri West Share Your Design is still on!  It’s where can send in a photograph of your design and if we pick it, you win beads!!  You can make anything you like at all – necklaces, bracelets, rings, keyrings, ornaments – so long as you use Kazuri  or Samunnat Nepal beads.   Shown here are the creations of our past winners.

marie Davis Kazuri necklace

Created by Marie Davis

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Kerrie Slade’s Snappy Safari Rings Featured in Bead and Button Magazine!

Kerrie Slade, one of our Design Team members has done us proud once more! Her blog shared her news about her wonderful Snappy Safari rings being featured in the October issue of the Bead and Button magazine.

kerrie slade safari rings

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Kazuri Pendant Blowout Sale Coming Soon!

Mark your calenders! The huge Kazuri Pendant Blowout Sale is coming soon on October 15-18th, 2015. You can choose absolutely luscious beads from our overstock and closeout collections. You will be saving a massive 60-75% off!

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Share Your Designs and Win Beads!

We were simply delighted when Charlene Stark sent us this photograph of her Tree of Life pendant.  She made it using the free tutorial written by The Beading Gem, one of our Design Team members.

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Helen Breil’s Clever Magnetic Polymer Clay Jewelry

Helen Breil is the creative polymer clay artist behind the wonderful texture plates we carry on Kazuri West | Many Hands Marketplace.  Recently her clever magnetic polymer clay jewelry design technique was featured in the summer issue of the Polymer Arts magazine.

Helen breil_magazine article

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Kazuri Jewelry at the New Camaldoli Hemitage

Kazuri beads travel the world and sometimes ends up in the most unlikely of places. Paulette Walther, the founder of Kazuri West which imports the beads from the African collective, donated a large number of 10 mm beads to someone she knew, a board director, at the New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, California.

red egg jewelry

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