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LATEST NEWS

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ORDERING AND SHIPPING DEPARTMENT CLOSED –July 19 - July 31, 2018

Blue Lion's Shipping Department (aka Janita) will be closed while Janita is teaching at Dulcimer U in North Carolina.  Orders placed during this time can't be acknowledged and will not ship until after July 31.

In addition, Bob (who will be handling everything here at Blue Lion and at home) may not be able to return emails or voice mails promptly but he will do his best. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

 


CURRENT PRODUCTION UPDATE

We will be starting work on the Summer 2018 production run soon; we have some shop maintenance issues to resolve but hope to begin by July 9th.  Thanks to all our customers for your patience.

ORDERING INFORMATION

All slots for the Summer and Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 runs have been filled.

For those of you who are considering ordering a dulcimer you can place the order any time; we don't charge the deposit until we actually begin work on the dulcimer but it secures your place in the production run.

We want to thank all of you for your patience--we know it is hard to have to wait so long for your instrument.


INLAY WORKSHOP

Many of our customers have inquired as to how the inlays are done and expressed an interest in learning more about this art.  Janita will be teaching a week long workshop in inlay for luthiers, woodworkers and jewelers at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC from September 9th through the 14th, 2018.

The class is limited to 8 participants and there are a few openings left. For more information go to:

https://classes.folkschool.org 

and enter the term "inlay" in the search box.

Feel free to contact Janita directly if you have questions or need more information.


 

BLUE LION GIFT CERTIFICATE

If you are shopping for a gift we're now happy to offer you the option of a gift certificate. You can fill it in for a dulcimer or any of our accessories, books or cd's or let the lucky recipient decide just how to spend it.

Click here to download a pdf file for a Blue Lion Gift Certificate. [Note: this is a printable certificate and has no monetary value – downloading the file will not incur a charge. You can fill in the amount and details as you like.]

Keela's Version of
California Dreamin' *

* With Blue Lion's apologies to all of you who are experiencing a cold winter. (Please send rain–snow would be okay too.) 



Current Weather at Blue Lion

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ONLINE SALES

We are now offering online sales for books, recordings and small accessories through PayPal. Please note that you do NOT need a PayPal account to place an order; you can use your VISA, MasterCard or Discover credit card as well.

Instruments are not available for sale online (you must contact us by email or phone to place an order for a dulcimer or guitar).

Information about ordering online is included at the top of the Books & Recordings and the Accessories pages. 

*** CD SALE ***

All CD's are on sale for $10.00. You can order them online and we'll get them shipped out asap! Click here to start shopping:  Books & Recordings

 



OUR WOOD SOURCES

Articles are appearing in the media concerning the illegal harvesting and use of East Indian Rosewood and other exotic hardwood species.  We buy all of our rosewood and ebony through a licensed importer and as with all of the exotic woods we use at Blue Lion, our rosewoodand ebony is CITES certified and legally imported.