Angular Dreams: Faceting Design Diagram
Information and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Angular Dreams"0
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
Angular Dreams (MIR38.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
90.0% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
40 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 46
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.099 T/W = 0.320 T/L = 0.291
P/W = 0.408 C/W = 0.186
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.615
P/H = 0.664 C/H = 0.303
Vol./W^3 = 0.201
Addition # 9 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 2.14 with no changes. This is a killer, try it in any material. I designed it for Tourmaline, and it is great in Topaz too. It also makes a nice Garnet cut.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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