Kling Dart: 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 "Kling Dart".


Tourmaline (Achroite, Dravite, Rubellite, Indicolite, Verdelite, Siberite)

Kling Dart (TLINE47.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
Copyright 1997
77% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
34 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 40
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
96 index
L/W = 1.036 T/W = 0.449 T/L = 0.434
P/W = 0.342 C/W = 0.141
H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.503
P/H = 0.680 C/H = 0.280
Vol./W^3 = 0.139

Addition # 3 - This cuts fast and easy, and makes a nice stone in any material. I like it in pink tourmaline. I set this with double prongs to protect the corners, 1/2-8cts.

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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