Glow: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details, and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Glow".
By Jeff R. Graham
89.4% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
36 facets + 10 facets on girdle = 46
5-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L /W = 1.051 T/W = 0.434 T/L = 0.412 P/W = 0.473
C/W = 0.222 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.715 P/H = 0.662 C/H = 0.310 Vol./W^3 = 0.275
Addition # 11 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for moderately saturated watermelon rough. Notice the large reflector mains. This also works well in about any rough. Note: The girdle can be cut in first and the P1 cut to meet so that center point is not needed and it saves rough.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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