Double Rose: 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 "Double Rose".0
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
Double Rose (DOME27.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
81% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
121 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 129
16-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.319 T/L = 0.319 P/W = 0.438 C/W = 0.391
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.849 P/H = 0.516 C/H = 0.460
Vol./W^3 = 0.330
Addition # 13 -Cut this in refractive indexes 1.62 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for light saturated color and a large stone is best. This is not hard to cut, other than is has a lot of facets.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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