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Leviathan tied by Ronn LucasFly Type: Streamers
, Material List:
Thread/Head: White/blue green
Tag: Rose Breasted Cockatoo barbs, silver oval tinsel, medium light blue UNI-Floss, ribbed with silver oval tinsel on the sides of light pink floss and counter ribbed with silver oval tinsel on the sides of pale green floss, veiled below with Ostrich.
Tail: Light blue Lovebird veiled with small Peacock head feathers.
Butt: Hand made lampglass bead by Jamilyn Daniels, small Peacock head feathers.
Body: Rear ½ light blue UNI-Floss ribbed with vintage embossed flat tinsel, oval silver tinsel on each side of medium light blue floss, joint of Ostrich, dark blue floss ribbed with light pink floss, silver oval tinsel on each side of blue holographic tinsel, light blue floss, oval silver tinsel.
Throat: Cockatiel, Parakeet, topped with Golden Pheasant
Wing: Blue & Gold Macaw
Sides: Grey Peacock Pheasant dyed light blue, blue throat feathers from Peacock
Topping: Bar dyed marabou
Notes: This is a very big fly at 6 ¼” long tip to tip!
The second photo shows the detail of the rear body section. Notice the embossed tinsel. Some fancy vintage stuff I picked up years ago but never had a body large enough to show it off until this fly. On a small diameter body it just looks like sloppy ribbing! Ha Ha Ha