Hexed Glitter: 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 "Hexed Glitter".0
Hexed Glitter (MC126.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
75.9% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.67
121 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 127
12-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.155 T/W = 0.336 T/L = 0.291 P/W = 0.594
C/W = 0.215 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.829 P/H = 0.716 C/H = 0.259 Vol./W^3 = 0.367
Addition # 12 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.67 to 2.14 with no changes. This is designed for Peridot, and lightly saturated materials. It has a lot of sparkle and is not difficult to cut.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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