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".
Crystal Glitter Squared (MC115.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
84.1% Light Return
A ngles for R.I. = 1.54
109 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 117
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.458 T/L = 0.458 P/W = 0.541
C/W = 0.187 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.748 P/H = 0.723 C/H = 0.250 Vol./W^3 = 0.325
Addition # 12 - Cut this in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is a great cut for Beryl, and I like it in Aquamarine. This cuts pretty easy and will work well in light to medium saturated materials. Note: The P3(G)cuts into about 25% of width, it does not have a meet and can vary a little. The C8 can be cut earlier, but it is easy to just tweak to make the meets.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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