Faceting Design Diagram: Gorgeous 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 "Gorgeous Glitter"0
Gorgeous Glitter (MC122.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
84.3% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.67
115 facets + 9 facets on girdle = 124
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.077 T/W = 0.400 T/L = 0.372 P/W = 0.509
C/W = 0.233 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.762 P/H = 0.668 C/H = 0.305 Vol./W^3 = 0.327
Addition # 12 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.67 to 2.14 with no changes This is great in Peridot and almost any light to medium colored material.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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