24 Rose: Faceting Design Diagram

Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "24 Rose".


Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)

24 Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 124 Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 2

24 Rose (DOME29.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2007
81.9% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
129 facets + 24 facets on girdle = 153
12-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.299 T/L = 0.299 P/W = 0.405 C/W = 0.277
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.702 P/H = 0.577 C/H = 0.395
Vol./W^3 = 0.251



Addition # 13 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for pale to light saturated material and works well in about any color. I like it in pink Tourmaline. This is not hard to cut.

24 Rose Jeff Graham Facet Design 3

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

Jeff R. Graham

The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.

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