Hedonist: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details, and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Hedonist"
Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)
By Jeff R. Graham
70.6% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
49 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 55
6-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.368 T/L = 0.319 P/W = 0.419
C/W = 0.305 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.744 P/H = 0.563 C/H = 0.410 Vol./W^3 = 0.285
Addition # 13 - This is designed for light colored material like pale pink. It is easy to cut and has a nice flash pattern. Cut in refractive indexes 1.62 to 2.14 with no changes.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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