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Oriental Jewel
Designed and Dressed by Jed Khalid

Oriental Jewel

Hook: 4/0 Limerick long shank.

Tag: Round gold tinsel, blue silk, and green silk.

Tail: Golden pheasant crest veiled with jungle cock back to back.

Butt: Black ostrich herl.

Body: In three equal sections: First section; blue silk ribbed over by green silk and gold round tinsel butted up to black ostrich herl and grey peacock pheasant tied back to back.
Second section; is the same as the first with the exception that green silk is ribbed with blue silk.
Third section; Blue silk ribbed with gold tinsel tied in alternating wraps, and peacock pheasant tied back to back .

Wing: Four grey peacock pheasant feathers graduating in size tied back to back and a topping.

Cheeks: Trogopan Pheasant breast feathers.

Horns: Blue and Yellow macaw.

Head: Black with gold tinsel.

Oriental Jewel was designed and tied by Jed Khalid, the sixth contributor in the early years of Salmonfly.Net. You can see more flies tied by Jed on his introduction page - The Flies of Jed Khalid.

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