Faceting Design Diagram: Crystal Lilly – Tourmaline, Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite


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

Jeff Graham Facet Design

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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.

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Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler