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
77% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.62
34 facets + 6 facets on girdle = 40
3-fold, mirror-image symmetry
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
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