Faceting Design Diagram: Slayer – Feldspar – Bytonite, Labradorite, Spectrolite, Orthoclase


Sunstone (Feldspar, Bytonite, Labradorite, Spectrolite, Orthoclase)

Slayer Jeff Graham Facet Design

Slayer Jeff Graham Facet Design

Slayer (SUN32.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
85.4% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
15 facets + 4 facets on girdle = 19
2-fold symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.927 T/L = 0.927 P/W = 0.529
C/W = 0.148 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.697 P/H = 0.759 C/H = 0.212 Vol./W^3 = 0.380

Addition # 11 – Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for color and will mix, so be sure that your colors mix well. This is a little different to cut but not hard with the exception of tweaking the meets on the crown.

Slayer Jeff Graham Facet Design

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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