Flower “T”: Faceting Design Diagram
Detailed information and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Flower "T" ".
Garnet (Pyrope, Rhodolite, Almandine, Spessartite, Grossular, Demantoid, Tsavorite)
Flower "T" (GNETR6.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
80% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.73
58 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 64
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.073 T/W = 0.523 T/L = 0.487
P/W = 0.455 C/W = 0.255
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.730
P/H = 0.624 C/H = 0.349
Vol./W^3 = 0.257
Addition # 3 - This is a little hard to cut because of all of the tiers that do not have meets, plan on cutting a couple of times to get things right. It is such an unusual and pretty cut in about anything, 2-12cts. Works in man- made YAG, Sapphire and Spinel…
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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