Klinks Tin: 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 "Klinks Tin".0
Klinks Tin (MIR44.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
90.6% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.54
25 facets + 4 facets on girdle = 29
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.143 T/L = 0.143 P/W = 0.435
C/W = 0.259 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.713 P/H = 0.609 C/H = 0.363 Vol./W^3 = 0.282
Addition # 10 - Cut in refractive indexes 1.54 to 1.76 with no changes. This is great for light to medium saturated materials and I use it a lot in Amethyst. On small stones the table can be left off and C4 cut at 9 degrees.
Random - Cosine - ISO
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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