Boxes and Frames: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Boxes and Frames".
Boxes & Frames (CHECK60.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
87.1% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
69 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 77
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.246 T/L = 0.246
P/W = 0.494 C/W = 0.213
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.727
P/H = 0.679 C/H = 0.293
Vol./W^3 = 0.340
Addition # 8 - This is fun to cut and not as hard as it may look. It works well in about any material. Cut this in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. I like this in medium to light colored materials.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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