Crystal Glitter Squared: Faceting Design Diagram
Details and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Crystal Glitter Squared".0
Crystal Glitter Squared (MC107.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
86.3% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
105 facets + 4 facets on girdle = 109
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.418 T/L = 0.418 P/W = 0.632
C/W = 0.231 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.883 P/H = 0.716 C/H = 0.261 Vol./W^3 = 0.443
Addition # 12 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed to be a large stone and it works well in light to medium saturations. This is not hard to cut but does takes some experience. I like it in Aquamarine.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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