Why Partner With Us?

BeadWORKS creates opportunities for pastoralist women in northern Kenya to translate their traditional skills into muchneeded income. By promoting peaceful community partnerships, we are committed to conserving natural resources and wildlife through self-governed, community-owned conservancies and sustainable, social and ethical enterprise. 

By becoming a wholesale partner with BeadWORKS, you are investing directly in helping to secure a sustainable future for significant areas of northern Kenya – for people, for wildlife and for the environment.

Our Impact

  • Northern Kenyas #1 Handcraft Social Enterprise

  • Benefits over 7500 people

  • Women have contributed over $27K to support their conservancies

  • 3,500 more children are attending school instead of herding livestock

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The Materials We Use

Glass Beads

Original Preciosa Czech beads made of glass that are not harmful to the environment with no toxic chemicals added

Sustainable Leather

All our leather is sourced from tanneries in Kenya as a byproduct of the meat industry

Recycled Brass

The brass elements used to adorn our products are made from recycled brass from the likes of old padlocks that have been melted down and hammered

Natural Fibers

All our products that are woven are made from natural organic fibers like sisal and cotton
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Frequently asked questions

  1. 1. What are your minimum order quantities (MOQs)?

    To qualify for a wholesale order you must order a minimum of $300 
  2. 2. What method of payment do you accept?

    We require 100% of your order amount to be paid before shipping. This payment can be made by Bank Transfer or PayPal
  3. 3. What are your production lead times? 

    On average orders take 6 weeks. Custom orders can take up to 8 weeks.
  4. 4. What is your return policy?

    BeadWORKS’ products are handmade artisan products and are not made in a factory - slight variations may occur due to the nature of the production. While we strive for 100% customer satisfaction, we accept returns within 14 days of receipt. Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns after this or issue refunds. Custom orders cannot be returned or refunded as well.