Faceting Design Diagram: Tut's Glitter - Peridot
Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Tut's Glitter".0
Tut's Glitter (MC124.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
70.2% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.67
94 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 100
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.287 T/L = 0.248 P/W = 0.517
C/W = 0.291 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.828 P/H = 0.625 C/H = 0.351 Vol./W^3 = 0.320
Addition # 12 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.67 to 2.14 with no changes. This is very nice and works best in light saturations. It is designed for Peridot, but works well in light Garnets, Sapphires, and Zircons.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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