Frill Hex: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this design is called "Frill Hex".0
Topaz (Swiss, Electric, London Blue, Imperial, White, Yellow, Pink, Champange)
Frill Hex (TOPAZ15.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
84% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
73 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 79
6-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.496 T/L = 0.430
P/W = 0.485 C/W = 0.321
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.826
P/H = 0.587 C/H = 0.389
Vol./W^3 = 0.343
Addition # 3 - This is not hard really, but you will probably have the cut the steps a couple of times to get the spacing right. This design is deep and works great for lighter pieces of rough, 2-18cts. Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 1.93 (85.7%) with no changes.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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