Brilliant Pear 1.197: 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 Brilliant Pear 1.197
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
Brilliant Pear 1.197 (MC34.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
88.1% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
53 facets + 16 facets on girdle = 69
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.197 T/W = 0.642 T/L = 0.537
P/W = 0.428 C/W = 0.163
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.612
P/H = 0.700 C/H = 0.267
Vol./W^3 = 0.227
Addition # 4 - Here is another Brilliant pear, I cut all of them a often, and I like this one in particular. It works well in about any material, it is a little more work than a couple of my others, but a lot less than a normal pear. This works in Topaz and Peridot. Cut this in R.I. 1.62 to 1.76 (89.7%) without changes.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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