Faceting Design Diagram: Hexed Glitter – Peridot


Peridot

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Hexed Glitter (MC126.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
75.9% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.67
121 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 127
12-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.336 T/L = 0.291 P/W = 0.594
C/W = 0.215 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.829 P/H = 0.716 C/H = 0.259 Vol./W^3 = 0.367

Addition # 12 – Cut in refractive indexes 1.67 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for Peridot, and lightly saturated materials. It has a lot of sparkle and is not difficult to cut.

Hexed Glitter Jeff Graham Facet Design

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler