Have One: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Have One".
Sunstone (Feldspar, Bytonite, Labradorite, Spectrolite, Orthoclase)
Have One (SUN29.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
90.1% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
15 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 21
L/W = 3.000 T/W = 2.314 T/L = 0.771 P/W = 0.454
C/W = 0.147 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.621 P/H = 0.732 C/H = 0.236 Vol./W^3 = 0.830
Addition # 11 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 2.14 with no changes. It seems I always have a piece of rough just about this shape. So here is a design for it. This works well in gold, color, or light shiller.
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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