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"

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Peridot

Gorgeous Glitter Jeff Graham Facet DesignGorgeous Glitter Jeff Graham Facet Design

Gorgeous Glitter (MC122.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2006
84.3% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.67
115 facets + 9 facets on girdle = 124
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
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

PAVILION

CROWN

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.

Gorgeous Glitter Jeff Graham Facet Design

Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler


Jeff R. Graham

The late Jeff Graham was a prolific faceter, creator of many original faceting designs, and the author of several highly-regarded instructional faceting books such as Gram Faceting Designs.

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