Kong Lung Trading: Spring Picks for 2011

Spring Has Sprung

April 2011


 Up COuntry Pet Products  Recycled glass tray by Mermaid Treasures

  Moon Alley Candles are available at Kong Lung  cover from the book entitled "Nobody's Fool"

We are excited for Spring’s arrivals. Each day’s deliveries bring fun new products, books, and gifts to our store. It is always difficult to pick one item from the ever-changing inventory, but we must. We hope you enjoy our choices this month. Please call us at 808-828-1822 to find out more information. Or even better, to see all of our favorites, come visit us at Kong Lung Trading.

Janet TevesA lovely Moon Alley CandleJanet’s Pick:

Handcrafted in Murphys, California, these unique candles are created with premium paraffin wax and a zinc core wick. A wonderful feature of these candles is that after burning for a sufficient period of time, a new refill can be inserted to extend the life of the candle.

But the true beauty of these candles is, well, their beauty. As Janet exclaimed, “They are a piece of art.” Stop by Kong Lung Trading to be illuminated by Moon Alley Candles. Prices $70 – $95.

Rootworks bowls on display at Kong Lung TradingPatty’s Pick:
UP COUNTRY DOG COLLARSOlive wears a Up Country  collar

If you know anything about Kong Lung Trading and Patty, you know that it is a dog’s world and we are only here to serve. So it is no surprise that Patty picked Up Country Dog Products.

Stylish, durable and really fun, their collars are designed to fit the personality of all of our little friends. Each product is hand-sewn by their experienced staff and hand-finished to ensure product quality. Kong Lung Trading is offering toys, key rings and leashes as well as a large assortment of collars. Price $24 each.

Deborah Cecil Deborah’s Pick:

A Dana Kellin Necklace

According to Deborah, “We have carried Dana Kellin in the past, but the new collection is Gorgeous!” The Willow Mix Collection is in stock now and features Swarovski Crystal, green amethyst, pearl, moss aqua, apatite, precoisa crystal and that famous Dana Kellin wire wrapping. This collection is described perfectly by Deborah as, “Romantic, but with an edge.” Prices $176 – $565.

Cover of "Stables"Book of the Month:

by David Newhardt, photos by Peter Harholdt

“Just what is a Muscle Car?” Road Test magazine asked in its June 1967 issue. The answer: “Exactly what the name implies. It is a product of the American car industry adhering to the hot rodder’s philosophy of taking a small car and putting a BIG engine in it…The Muscle Car is Charles Atlas kicking sand in the face of the 98 hp weakling.” Unconcerned with the style or sophistication of its European counterparts, the American muscle car was built for straight-line speed and quickly became the darling of the power-hungry racer and serious gearhead.A spread from Stables

In the intervening years, these down-and-dirty, high-performing beauties have earned their place in the automotive pantheon. As prized by collectors and aficionados as they are by denizens of garages and drag strips, these cars now fetch millions of dollars at auctions and feature in any story of America’s automotive glory days. The icons of muscle car art are on full display in this lavishly illustrated volume, each described in a detailed essay followed by a gallery of photographs that capture the art of the muscle car at its finest.