Faceting Design Diagram: Box 88 – Cubic Zirconia


Cubic Zirconia

Box 88 (CZ10.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 1995
75.5% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 2.20
85 facets + 12 facets on girdle = 97
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.433 T/L = 0.433
P/W = 0.377 C/W = 0.241
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.639
P/H = 0.591 C/H = 0.378
Vol./W^3 = 0.274

Gram Book 1 – Be careful that the C4 facets are even, or the table will give you trouble. Other than that this design is fairly simple. The reflection is higher than it looks, 1-12cts.


Random – Cosine – ISO

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler

About the author
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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