Crystal Lilly: Faceting Design Diagram

Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Crystal Lilly"


Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)

Jeff Graham Facet Design


Crystal Lilly (MIR53.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2005
87.9% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
49 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 57
8-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.266 T/L = 0.266 P/W = 0.450 C/W = 0.232 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.702 P/H = 0.641 C/H = 0.330 Vol./W^3 = 0.263




Addition # 10 - This design looks quite different than the "Floating Lilly" design. It is surprising what a few changes can do. Cut this in about any material and color, it's easy and pretty fast to do. Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes.


Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

Jeff R. Graham

The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.

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