Apple Blossom: Faceting Design Diagram
Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Apple Blossom"0
Apple Blossom (MIR8.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
91.4% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
36 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 44
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 P/W = 0.450 C/W = 0.219
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.690
P/H = 0.653 C/H = 0.318
Vol./W^3 = 0.267
Addition # 9 - Note: The P3(G) is variable, cut it to look like the diagram. The corners can be adjusted to the rough. Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 1.76 with no changes. This is fast to cut and works well in a large size stone. Nice in medium colored Garnets.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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