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

Gram Faceting Archive of Information
This edited version of an article by the late Jeff Graham is part of a special archived informational series from Gram Faceting. Used with permission.