Don’t Miss Our Buck a Bead Sale – It’s Our Best Sale Ever!

It’s baaaack!  Get ready for our annual Buck a Bead sale!  Our best sale ever where you can save loads is on from August 1 through August 5.  The Kazuri beads are just $1 each, small ones are 0.75 cents and pendants are $2.  We affectionately call these our orphan beads.  They must be “adopted” as soon as possible so we can make room for new designs!

kazuri sale August 2015

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The Beading Gem’s Wire Crochet Kazuri Button Jewelry

Buttons are not just for fastening clothes! They can be used as focals in all sorts of jewelry designs. Pearl Blay of The Beading Gem, one of our Design Team members, created this collection of wire crochet jewelry with our Kazuri buttons.

wire crochet Kazuri button jewelry group LOGO

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Kerrie Slade’s Beaded Designs in the Perlen Poesie Magazine!

It is always a thrill when a member of our Design Team gets featured in a magazine.  This time, is the turn of UK based bead artist, Kerrie Slade. The German beading magazine, Perlen Poesie did a wonderful in- depth artist profile on her for their issue 25 publication. Kerrie Slade Perlen Poesie cover large Continue reading

Coming Soon! Semi Annual Sale and Helen Breil Texture Stamp Sale

We have a double treat in store with two upcoming sales. The first is our Kazuri Bead semi-annual sale from June 25-28, 2015. This sale is for 30% off hundreds of beads and pendants so there is plenty of choice. Remember that your purchases helps create jobs and lift many women and their families out of dire poverty. Browse our selection here.

kazuri sale june

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Sandra Francour’s Travel Inspired Necklace Designs Featuring Samunnat Nepal’s Bindu Beads

Sandra Francour, one of our Design Team members is renowned for her travel inspired one of a kind jewelry designs. She has traveled and lived in many countries and her designs reflect her deep appreciation for other cultures. Here are two of her more recent designs which feature Samunnat Nepal’s bindu polymer clay beads.

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Kazuri and Samunnat Nepal Beads Featured in Just Jewelry! Magazine

We are delighted that jewelry designs featuring Kazuri ceramic and Sammunate Nepal polymer clay beads from our collections were recently published in a new magazine by Scott Publications, called Just Jewelry! These European leather bracelets were created by one of our Design Team members, Pearl Blay of The Beading Gem.

just jewelry magazine vol 2 cover

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Aftermath of Nepal’s Devastating Earthquake

The April 25 earthquake in Nepal devastated large swarths of the country. But to our great relief, all the ladies (some are shown below in their new uniform) and their mentors were safe. Their building is still standing. However, they are frightened to go inside buildings especially when they felt another earthquake on April 27.

sammunat nepal ladies

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