Kashmire 1.33: 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 "Kashmire 1.33".


Sapphire / Corundum (Ruby, Ceylon, Padparadschah, Pink, Yellow, Green)

Kashmire 1.33 (MC64.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 2002
83% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.76
81 facets + 16 facets on girdle = 97
2-fold, mirror-image symmetry
120 index
L/W = 1.328 T/W = 0.632 T/L = 0.476
P/W = 0.562 C/W = 0.179
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.761
P/H = 0.738 C/H = 0.235
Vol./W^3 = 0.349

Addition # 7 - For an oval, this is pretty easy to cut . It is designed for re-cutting native cut Sapphire ovals. It is L/W=1.33 and it is a good idea to check the L/W when you cut the girdle.

Random - Cosine - ISO

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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