Faceting Design Diagram: Golden Swan – Topaz – Swiss, Electric, London Blue, Imperial, White, Yellow, Pink, Purple, Champange

Topaz (Swiss, Electric, London Blue, Imperial, White, Yellow, Pink, Champange)

Golden Swan (MC78.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 1998
73.9% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
44 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 50
1-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.009 T/W = 0.628 T/L = 0.622
P/W = 0.402 C/W = 0.150
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.572
P/H = 0.703 C/H = 0.262
Vol./W^3 = 0.187

Addition # 3 – This can be a bit tricky to cut, but once you have cut it, cutting it again will be easier. This is a nice pendant shape and has a lot of life in light colored materials.

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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