Circus Swirl: 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 "Quartz".0
Circus Swirl (DOME13.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
80.7% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
57 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 65
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.211 T/L = 0.211 P/W = 0.435
C/W = 0.369 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.824 P/H = 0.528 C/H = 0.448 Vol./W^3 = 0.313
Addition # 13 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for Amethyst and Citrine and works well in light to medium saturated material. This is not hard to cut.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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